Springfield woman arrested after incident at Comfort Inn


Officers from the Bellefontaine Police Department were dispatched to the Comfort Inn in reference to an assault Friday around 3 AM.

Dispatch stated that the front desk clerk called the police in reference to two females fighting, one had blood on her face.

Upon arrival, officers spoke with the female victim. She had injuries from an apparent assault and was transported to the Mary Rutan Hospital by Bellefontaine Medics.

Courtney Cooke, 33, was then placed under arrest for domestic violence.

While en route to the Logan County Jail, Cooke complained of head pain and requested to go to be taken to Mary Rutan Hospital, where she was voluntarily seen.

During this time, officers spoke with the victim and learned that during the physical altercation, Cooke placed both hands around her neck and choked her. The victim explained that she felt like she was going to pass out and pushed Cooke off of her.

Cooke was seen at Mary Rutan Hospital by medical professionals and then transported to the Logan County Jail for strangulation (a felony of the third degree) and domestic violence (a felony of the fifth degree).