Probation Ordered For Child Custody Incident At Elementary School

FALLS CITY – 26-year-old Tamara Purcell of Stella was sentenced to nine months probation for resisting arrest and obstruction of government operations.

Police arrested Purcell at the Falls City North Elementary School on Oct. 18, claiming she was uncooperative in the state’s action to place her child into state custody.

An arrest affidavit says Purcell hit a police officer with her hands after she was prevented from leaving the school with her child.


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