Renee Shields

Shields, Renee Lee

Date of Booking:

Reason(s) For Booking:
Simple Battery Against Police Officer/LE Dog/ Corrections or Detintion Officer

Officer’s Narrative:
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On Friday, December 23, 2022, at approximately 2110 hours, I responded to [100 BLOCK] Maybelle St. to investigate a domestic situation called in by an unknown neighbor. This was a return call to the location. At 1926 hours, I had responded to the location and met with both parties on the scene. Ms. Shields and [VICTIM #1] were both intoxicated and were arguing at that time. Ms. Shields texted 911 and stated that she needed police. When units arrived, Shields advised that she no longer wanted police assistance. [VICTIM #1] confirmed that the argument was only verbal and police assistance was not needed any further.

At 2110 hours, 911 received an anonymous call advising they could hear [VICTIM #1] and Ms. Shields arguing and it sounded like someone was slammed on the floor. Upon my arrival, Ofc. M. Lara and I made contact with [VICTIM #1] outside. He advised that he and Ms. Shields were intoxicated and she would not leave him alone. [VICTIM #1] stated that he could not leave the residence and she wouldn’t leave him alone.

I approached Ms. Shields, who was inside the home, to see if she would agree to stay away from [VICTIM #1] for the evening. Upon crossing the doorway, she became confrontational and started to yell at me, “Get out of my house! You have no right to be here!” I attempted to explain why police were back at the location and that I was trying to resolve the conflict before it escalated. Ms. Shields stood up from the bed and pushed her forearm against my chest, pushing me toward the front door.

At that point, I advised Ms. Shields that she was under arrest and I grabbed her left arm. Ms. Shields struggled for a brief moment before she was pushed to the bed and placed in handcuffs, with both hands behind her back. The handcuffs were checked for proper fit and double locked.

The incident was captured on Officer Lara’s body worn camera, my camera system was charging and not operational at this time. Ms. Shields was placed in the rear of vehicle 4268 and secured. The vehicle was checked prior to placing Ms. Shields inside, and she was safely transported to the Bartow County Jail for booking without further incident. The vehicle was checked again after Ms. Shields was removed, and nothing was found.

I obtained a warrant for Simple Battery on a Police Officer, warrant #CE-015721. The warrant is attached to this report.

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