A North Carolina woman was sentenced to 5 years in prison on Thursday, Sept. 15 for injuring two Monroe County deputies in a tussle during a 2020 traffic stop

Judge Tommy Wilson sentenced Ayesha Hawkins, 31, of North Carolina to 5 years in prison plus 3 more years of probation on Thursday. A jury found her guilty around 9 p.m. after a day-long trial.