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Woman arrested at El Metate for drunkenness, assault

Aug. 21, 2019 – A Chattanooga woman was arrested at the El Metate Mexican restaurant Sunday evening for reportedly trying to start a fight in the parking lot.

According to the Sequatchie County Sheriff's Department (SCSD), deputies were having dinner in the restaurant about 8 p. m. when they were told a woman was “trying to start a fight out in the parking lot,” Detective Paul Howard said.

When the officers approached the woman, she allegedly began fighting with the officers, Det. Howard said.

Sara Davis, 23, of Chattanooga, was arrested and charged with public intoxication, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and assault on an officer.

She was transported to the Sequatchie County Jail, where she is being held until her bond hearing.