Puffer call ends with officer assaulted, woman arrested

AURORA, Colo. - A woman facing a ticket for leaving her car running unattended ended up getting a ride to jail instead, police said.

An Aurora Police officer was checking out a "puffer" Tuesday morning, when a woman got angry and allegedly kicked the officer.

Aurora Police tweeted out a photo showing a footprint on the officer's leg.

Officials told 7NEWS Geneva Bell, 26, was charged with resisting arrest, no proof of insurance, battery, failure to obey and leaving a vehicle unattended. She was taken to jail and is being held on $1,000 bond.

Aurora Police say their "puffer" enforcement program Tuesday resulted in three motor vehicle theft recoveries, 145 summons for "puffing," 112 warnings for the same and summons for two other traffic violations.

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