Tashki Grooms


A Carlisle woman was charged with multiple counts of aggravated assault after she allegedly attacked multiple people with a frying pan, which she then tried to use to attack police on Sunday night.

Tashki Grooms, 32, was charged with three counts of aggravated assault, three counts of simple assault and one count each of terroristic threats and resisting arrest.

Police said they were initially called to the 400 block of North Hanover Street at 9:28 p.m. Sunday for a report of a break-in. While en route, police received a report that a woman had struck multiple people with a frying pan inside an apartment building.

Two victims told police that she had struck them multiple times in the head, arms and hands.

Police located Grooms who was seated on a residential front porch. Police said she refused multiple commands to “drop the blunt object,” and she attempted to strike police with the frying pan. She was safely taken into custody, police said.

Grooms was arraigned on charges in front of Magisterial District Judge Kathryn Silcox, who set bail at $20,000. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for April 24 in front of Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Birbeck.

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