Christa L. Connour


CHARLESTON -- A Charleston woman was arrested Thursday for fighting with paramedics who responded to a report of her being intoxicated.

Christa L. Connour, 30, has been charged with aggravated battery in connection with the incident, according to Coles County court records.

A news release from Charleston police said officers responded to the 1100 block of Second Street on a complaint of an intoxicated person.

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It said Connour was located, yelled obscenities and was intoxicated to the point of needing medical attention.

When a Charleston ambulance crew responded, Connour fought with paramedics and damaged some of their equipment, the news release said. It said she was eventually transported for treatment.

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Dave Fopay is a reporter for the JG-TC who covers Coles County, the local court system, Charleston schools and more.

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