New Mexico woman accused of assault on detention officer

Carli Logan Tarbox

Carli Logan Tarbox

KINGMAN - Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Mohave County jail Friday evening regarding an inmate assault on a detention officer.

According to sheriff’s spokeswoman Trish Carter, the detention officer told deputies that inmate Carli Logan Tarbox, 29, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, allegedly aggressively approached her. The women reportedly struggled and backup was called after Tarbox allegedly punched the officer in the throat.

Tarbox reportedly lunged at the officer again, who brought Tarbox under control.

She was charged with aggravated assault on detention officer, a felony.