Bowling Green woman accused of purposely dragging other woman with vehicle

BOWLING GREEN, Ky.- A Bowling Green woman is charged with assault after being accused of purposely dragging another woman in her vehicle.

According to an arrest citation, the incident happened Tuesday, July 9 in the 1600 block of Johnson Street.

Police said Joline Lewis told officers that her boyfriend’s mother, Kathy Miller, 53, began arguing with her during a trip back from the grocery store. When Lewis attempted to exit the vehicle at a stop sign, investigators said Miller sped off with Lewis still hanging on to her grocery bags inside the vehicle. Lewis told police her hand got caught in the grocery bags. Lewis told authorities she was dragged for at least five seconds.

Police said Lewis had a very large road rash wound on her leg and left arm and was bleeding from both areas, as well as her left hand.

Miller was later arrested and charged with second-degree assault and third-degree criminal mischief.

She is lodged in the Warren County Regional Jail and is being held on a $7,500 bond.