A Penn Yan woman is in Yates County Jail after she allegedly struck a village police officer in the face.
Kristine Beauman was initially arrested for allegedly driving on a suspended license. After being transported to the Penn Yan Police Department, Beauman allegedly became irate and started hitting the walls in the interview room. As she was being placed back into handcuffs, Beauman hit the officer.
She is now jailed on charges of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, resisting arrest, harassment, criminal mischief, assault and obstruction of governmental administration.