SANTA ROSA -- A woman who had locked herself in a room and threatened to kill herself or force police to kill her was Tasered and taken into custody in the Roseland area of Santa Rosa Saturday, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies were called to the 1600 block of Dutton Avenue at 3:45 p.m. when the woman's roommate called police to say the 26-year-old had locked herself in her bedroom and was threatening "suicide by cop," sheriff's officials said.
The roommate also said that the woman had overdosed on pills, might cut her wrists and said she had a gun and would force officers to shoot her, according to the sheriff's office.
Deputies arrived and found the woman in her bedroom and used a Taser that struck her abdomen and left hand to subdue her. She was arrested for resisting attempts to take her into custody, sheriff's officials said.
She was identified as Judy Adell of Santa Rosa and was determined to be in good physical health at a hospital but was kept in custody to evaluate her mental health.
Adell was not injured and did not have a gun, sheriff's officials said.
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