The Nassau County Police Third Squad reports the arrest of a Lakeview woman for the Assault on a Police Officer that occurred on Saturday, January 1, 2022 at 1:00 AM in Carle Place.

According to Detectives, Police were dispatched for a disturbance that had occurred at a Holiday Inn located at 369 Old Country Road. Shortly after Officers arrived at scene, they observed an adult male and female verbally arguing. While attempting to separate the two, the female, now known as defendant Amber Dickens, 28 of 705 Oriole Avenue, did become physically combative. Officers attempted to restrain her and she flailed her arms, striking an Officer multiple times, causing substantial pain to the Officers neck, right knee and right wrist areas. Defendant Amber Dickens did also push the Officer and spit in another Officers face before finally being placed under arrest. Defendant Amber Dickens was transported by a Nassau County Police Ambulance to a nearby hospital for assessment. A Police Officer was also transported to a nearby hospital for the treatment for injuries sustained.

Defendant Amber Dickens is charged with Assault of a Police Officer, Obstructing Government Administration 2nd degree and Resisting Arrest. She will be arraigned in First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead on Sunday, January 2, 2022.


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