42 year old, Lena Cone faces numerous charges after deputies were to an address in Melbourne concerning an intoxicated female causing a disturbance. 

Upon arrival Izard County Sheriff’s Deputies observed a garage door that was smashed with a vehicle. 

Deputies started to enter the garage, but heard a female voice from the back yard who was identified as Lena Cone. 

Lena was seen moving toward another person on the property in an aggressive manner when she was placed in restraints. 

Cone began shouting that the person did not belong on her property. Deputies stated that a strong smell alcohol was coming from the suspect. 

Cone was escorted to a patrol unit and placed inside while deputies continued the investigation and photographed damages caused by Cone.

As deputies exited the residence, they noticed the patrol unit’s door that Cone was in was open and she had escaped the unit. 

Cone was found lying face up in a nearby creek, deputies then assisted her in sitting up when Cone began trying to remove her restraints. 

Cone was taken to the Izard County Detention Center where she refused to exit the patrol vehicle. Deputies advised her that she could exit the vehicle or be removed. 
Cone then told the officers to “try it”. As deputies attempted to remove her they found that her left hand had escaped the restraints. 

Once removed from the vehicle Cone was kicking and swinging, striking a deputy with her right arm that still had restraints on it, hitting the side of the officer’s head. 

Deputies then threatened to taser her, she continued, then fired the taser striking her. Cone was placed into restraints and taken into the detention facility. 

The deputy sustained minor injuries during the altercation and Cone had damaged The deputy’s phone valued at less than $1000. 

Lena Cone is now facing charges of felony aggravated assault, felony 2nd-degree battery, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, 3rd-degree escape, and 2nd-degree criminal mischief causing damage of less than $1000. 
She is being held on a $10,000 bond in the Izard County Detention Center.