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Oneonta woman accused of assaulting officer at Bassett Medical Center

Devon R. Sawyer-Beers

An Oneonta woman has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a correctional officer at Bassett Medical Center on Tuesday, June 9.

Posted: Jun 10, 2020 11:08 AM

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – An Oneonta woman has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a correctional officer at Bassett Medical Center on Tuesday, June 9.

Devon R. Sawyer-Beers, 41, was being treated at the hospital, when the incident happened. She is charged with second-degree assault, intent to injure a police/peace officer, which is a D felony.

Hospital security helped the correctional officer during the incident.

The Otsego County Sheriff’s Office did not release details on the events leading up to the alleged attack.

Sawyer-Beers was arraigned and remanded to the Otsego County jail without bail. She is scheduled to appear in Town of Otsego Court at a later date.

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