Helena woman accused of making felony threats

HELENA – A Helena suspect is accused of threatening to kill a Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Deputy and the Deputies’ children.

Tammy Jo Menicucci was arrested last Friday following a disturbance on the 2800 block of Fisher Lane, charged with Assault on a Peace Officer and Threatening an Official, both felonies.

Menicucci is accused of calling 911 several times over the course of two days, using foul language and then hanging up the phone.

On Friday the 16-th, residents at a Fisher Lane residence called 911 to say Meniccuci was allegedly being disruptive, breaking windows and other items.

When she was arrested, the 45-year old allegedly refused to cooperate with deputies, kicking one deputy in the knee.

While being transported to jail, Menicucci allegedly kicked the cage in the back of a deputy’s patrol vehicle numerous times and allegedly threatened to kill the deputy and the deputy’s children.

Bond in the case has been set at $10,000.00.