At approximately 3:50 p.m. on May 16, 2019 the Natchitoches Police Department received a call from Ecco Ride reporting a disturbance on a school bus near the intersection of highway 3110 and highway 3175. An officer arrived on scene and was speaking with the driver when a female passenger, later identified as Shirley Hughes, began yelling and cursing. The officer asked her to discontinue her actions, but she continued resulting in her being arrested. Upon being taken into custody Hughes began to resist and committed a battery on the officer. Additional officers arrived and transported Hughes to NPD.
Shirley Hughes, 18, of Powhatan, was charged with interference, resisting an officer, second degree battery, and battery on an officer. She was placed in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center.
NPD Press Release