An Irvine woman was in police custody Wednesday on an attempted murder charge after allegedly running over an Orange County airport police officer with her SUV, according to CBS News.
Rebecca McLaughlin, 48, allegedly aimed her car at the officer and accelerated, officials said. She slammed into him, knocking him onto the hood of her vehicle, according to NBC News.
The officer was knocked onto the hood of the car, but was able to climb off and then arrest the suspect. McLaughlin was booked on suspicion of attempted murder, according to KTLA News.
According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, McLaughlin is being held at the Central Women’s Jail. Her bail amount is $502,500.00.