Photo Courtesy: Greene County Jail

Woman from Springfield Arrested, Accused of Assaulting Officers Near Martha’s Vineyard

A woman from Springfield is being held in the Greene County Jail on numerous charges, including assaulting a police officer.

Investigators say 24-year-old Destiny Jenkins was involved in a disturbance with another person that escalated to an assault Sunday morning along West Olive.

When officers arrived, they attempted to break-up the assault. They say that’s when Jenkins became violent with police, resisting arresting and assaulting officers as well.

She has been charged with:

  • Two counts of third-degree assault of a special victim
  • Fourth-degree domestic assault
  • Property damage
  • Resisting arrest

Jenkins is being held on a $25,000 bond and has a hearing scheduled for December 1.