PRESTONSBURG – In the early morning hours on Wednesday, Prestonsburg City Police received a complaint of a disturbance at Super 8. When officers arrived at the hotel, Prestonsburg Officer Ross Shurtleff observed several individuals standing outside a room on the right side of the hallway.
The individuals standing in the hallway were shouting, cursing and causing a scene, but were not being physical.
Management proceeded to unlock the door to the room where the complaint was called about and Shurtleff witnessed two females – Payton Brown and Alisna Wigington – in a physical altercation. The women continued to fight, pulling each other’s hair, biting one another and punching and slapping each other.
Once inside the room, officers witnessed Warren Chapman strike Alisna Wigington twice on top of the head with his closed fist. Officers had to use mace to subdue those involved in the altercation.
Brown, Wigington, and Chapman were arrested and lodged in the Floyd County Detention Center. The three individuals were charged with assault – fourth degree (minor injury), resisting arrest and disorderly conduct – second degree. All three individuals were in town working with Derby City Amusements Carnival at the Jenny Wiley Festival.
Chapman was released on bond and Wigington and Brown remained in jail at press time.
Andrea Saddler is a reporter for The Floyd County Times. She can be reached at (606) 886-8506.