MASON CITY, Iowa – A woman accused of spitting on a police officer is pleading not guilty.
43-year-old Stephanie Hays of Mason City is charged with assault on person in a certain occupation, possession of a controlled substance, public intoxication and interference with official acts. On September 18, Mason City police officers responded to a report of an argument involving Hays. When they tried to arrest her, she allegedly resisted and spit on an officer.
Hays is scheduled to stand trial on November 29.