Inmate threw toilet water at guard, deputies say

Published Jan 11, 2017 at 4:00pm

WHITESTOWN — An inmate at the county jail is facing additional charges after law enforcers said she threw toilet water at a corrections officer.

Sheriff’s deputies said Mary A. Johnson, 50, of Utica, threw toilet water on an officer inside the facility on Monday.

Johnson has been in lockup since Dec. 18 on a charge of criminal mischief, according to jail records.

Johnson has now been charged with aggravated harassment of an employee by an inmate, a class E felony, authorities said.

She was arraigned in Town Court and was returned to the jail with an additional $5,000 cash bail. She is scheduled to reappear in court.