Desiree Breshay Smith, 26, of Fayetteville, was arrested after firing at an officer during a traffic check, according to authorities.
According to Fayetteville cops, an officer observed Smith’s 2006 Chevrolet Impala running a stop sign at Dashland and Fieldcrest Drives and attempted to stop the car, but the driver instantly shot at the cop.
Smith was apprehended after fleeing the initial traffic stop.
Inside the truck, police discovered a stolen weapon and many expended shot shells.
She was convicted of felony assault with a dangerous weapon on a government employee, possession of a stolen firearm, fleeing to avoid arrest, failing to stop at a stop sign, and driving carelessly and recklessly.