Chautauqua County Sheriff Deputies released a report on Tuesday detailing the incident, which involved 28 year-old Jodi Semanovich of Westfield.
Sheriff deputies along with Westfield Police received a report just after 6 p.m. on Dec. 31 regarding a distraught female armed with a hammer and a knife in the Village of Westfield. Police say that upon arrival, Semanovich allegedly charged at responding officers with both the hammer and knife in her hand. Police were able to keep Semanovich from harming anyone, but she is accused of hitting a sheriff patrol vehicle with a hammer. She was then subdued with the use of a taser by an unidentified sheriff deputy.
Semanovich was then taken into custody and transported to a local hospital. On Monday, she was arrested on a warrant and arraigned on charges of Menacing a police or peace officer, reckless endangerment 1st, criminal mischief 3rd, criminal possession of a weapon 4th and disorderly conduct and sent to the county jail.