Couple Accused of Malicious Assault of an Officer Appears in Court


A couple accused of the malicious assault of an officer were in court Thursday morning in Ohio County.

Greg and Liza Nightengale are charged with malicious assault.

The charges stem from an incident back in August.

Police say they were responding to a report of slashed tires.

While police were arrested Nightengale they say he threw punched at them and tried to run away.

They claim Liza kicked an officer during the incident as well.

Officials says Greg has a lengthy, violent, felony record.

Liza’s defense says there is a video that could exonerate here.

Their bonds remain the same.

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