Teen Bites Off Chunk of Police Officer's Ear During Her Arrest: Cops
A teenager in Massachusetts has been charged with assaulting a police officer with a dangerous weapon... her teeth.
Emma Wiley, 19, was arrested early Sunday in Salem after taking part in a public brawl, police said.
As cops dragged her away, Wiley bit down on an officer's ear so hard, a sizable chunk was ripped off, according to an incident report.
The report says officers Robert Monk and Jessica Rondinelli responded to a call about a bar fight about 1 a.m.
The officers discovered two woment brawling in front of the tavern and separated them.
As they escorted Wiley from the scene, she fought them and yelled, "'I'll f***ing kill you all. Don't f***ing touch me!" .
The offiicers managed to get Wiley about halfway in their cruiser when she allegedly assaulted Rondinelli.
"I observed Wiley lunge at Officer Rondinellis' face while she was securing (the suspect's) legs," Monk wrote in the report. "I heard Rondinelli say, 'She has my ear!'"
Rondinelli pressed her fingers into the suspect's eyes, the report says, until she unclenched her jaw. "She bit my ear off," Rondinelli told her partner.
"I observed her right ear in what had a jagged chunk missing from the top of it. It was dripping blood and I was able to see what appeared to be the white cartilage under the maimed," Monk writes.
The chunk of ear was later found in the back of the cruiser.
Rodninelli went to an area hospital, where doctors told her it was unlikely the piece of flesh could be reattached due to the risk of infection.
Wiley's charges included disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, mayhem, aggravated assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.
She pleaded not guilty Monday in Salem District Court and is being held without bail.
Wiley is due back in court August 30.