woman who sometimes grows a full beard as a symbol of her activism for
human rights is back in the Spokane County Superior Court system after
a police officer said she grabbed his left testicle.
K. Reynolds-Eblacas, 42, was convicted of stalking in 2006 after a
woman said she tried to end a friendship but was inundated with phone
calls and others contacts by Reynolds-Eblacas.
Read Tom Clouse's stories on that case here and here. (Reynolds-Eblacas entered an alford plea to violating a protection order and was credited for one day served in jail.)
Now Reynolds-Eblacas is facing a third-degree assault charge for an alleged attack while she was handcuffed last month.
were trying to transport her to a hospital for a mental evaluation when
the officer "felt the pressure of Paula squeezing her fist and he
thrust his hips away from her hand to break free," according to
a probable cause affidavit.
"The defendant said, 'I was trying to grab your pant leg and your body got in the way,'" according to the affidavit.Reynolds-Eblacas pleaded not guilty to the charge Monday.