Woman Behind Bars After Making Threats, Assaulting Peace Officers

By Geena Martinez
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland woman is behind bars after making threats against Child Protective Services and then turning on police officers.

21-year-old Marisa Yvette Sauceda is still in custody at the Midland County Jail but it took some effort to get her there.

According to the probable cause affidavit, Midland Police were called out to the CPS agency on Thursday for a disturbance call.

When they got there, Sauceda was being held in an office after trying to take her child from CPS custody.

She also told an employee she was going to follow her home and then threatened to kill her for being involved with CPS.

Police and employees tried talking with Sauceda to get the child back but that's when she tried to punch a Sergeant. Sauceda then struck another peace officer who was trying to help.

Police said they were caught in a struggle with Sauceda who was kicking, scratching and evading arrest.

They finally used pepper spray to get the situation under control but things didn't get easier for officers at the jail.

Sauceda refused to give her information so they could book her but they eventually got it from CPS.

She's now charged with two counts of assault on a peace officer, retaliation, resisting arrest and failure to identify.

Her bond is set at $13,000.