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Smiths Station woman arrested for theft, attempted assault of officer

Ariana Rodriguez. (Source: Phenix City Police Department) Ariana Rodriguez. (Source: Phenix City Police Department)

PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - A Smiths Station was arrested and charged with multiple charges, including theft and attempted assault on a law enforcement officer. 

PCPD says Ariana Rodriguez, of Smiths Station, was arrested on Dec. 9. Police said she had been involved in a theft on Dec. 7 and when officers attempted to arrest her, she fled and nearly hit the officer. 

Police said the officer had to dive out Rodriguez's way so he wasn't hit. She was later arrested on a warrant for allegedly stealing a few pairs of sunglasses from an optical center. 

She was charged with the attempted assault of a law enforcement officer, delinquency of a minor and misdemeanor theft of property. She remains in the Russell County Jail. 

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