Marksville Woman Arrested for Attempted Murder of Police Officer

class=”alignleft size-full wp-image-36424″ style=”margin: 2px 4px;” alt=”catherine-augustine-mug” src=”” width=”200″ height=”235″ />Police arrest a Marksville woman for trying to hit an officer with her car, then leading authorities on a chase into Grant Parish.

Police say it all began when 54-year-old Catherine Augustine created a scene at the Circle K on Jackson Street.  When an officer tried to speak to her, that’s when she reportedly accelerated her car and struck the officer, who was not seriously hurt.

She’s charged with attempted murder, among other things.

KLAX ABC 31 News 4/21/14