The Second Squad reports the details of an Arrest that occurred on Monday, June 26, 2023 at 6:20pm in Locust Valley.
According to Detectives, Officers responded to 11 11th Street to assist Child Protective Services in the emergency removal of two children, ages thirty-three months and one month old, for their health and well-being. Defendant Ashley Ricks, 25, of 11 11th Street refused to cooperate and became irate and locked herself and the children in a bedroom. After the defendant ignored several verbal attempts to open the door, Officers entered for the safety of the children. The defendant became extremely combative and began to kick, punch and attempted to bite Officers as she held onto her children. Officers were able to safely remove both children from the Defendant and place her under arrest. Officers sustained injuries during the course of the arrest as the defendant was violent and combative while resisting arrest. The Officers were transported to a local area hospital for treatment of their injuries.
Defendant Ashley Ricks is charged with two counts of Assault 2nd Degree, two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Resisting Arrest and Obstructing Governmental Administration. She will be arraigned on Tuesday, June 27, 2023 in First District Court 99 Main Street Hempstead.
Details by: PIO 06/27/23/0045/7990