Hamilton Police Chief Injured by Fleeing Suspect

HAMILTON, MO – A Hamilton woman is facing charges after an incident on Tuesday which left the Hamilton Police Chief with injuries.

According to the Hamilton Police Department, 29-year old Madison Lowrey was contacted by law enforcement at the Supervision Services in reference to a Livingston County warrant. Officers say Lowrey ran from officers and got into a vehicle. It is alleged she then drove through the grass, knocking Chief April Melte to the ground with the vehicle. Chief Melte sustained cuts to her hand and knee from the incident.

Lowrey is charged with assault of a special victim and resisting arrest. A warrant was issued for her arrest with bond set at $100,000 cash only.