Farmington woman faces charges after biting, kicking officers

Shaina Renee Najim (Farmington Public Safety)

A 27-year-old Farmington woman faces multiple charges after speeding, driving away from a traffic stop, then assaulting officers as they handcuffed her.

Farmington Public Safety officers arrested Shaina Renee Najim on August 9, after a patrol officer stopped her for speeding on Power Road near 10 Mile Road. Najim handed over her license, and the officer returned to his patrol vehicle. Moments later, he saw her driving away. 

According to a press release, Najim drove east on 10 Mile, nearly striking another vehicle before turning north on Orchard Lake Road, where she pulled over.

Two Farmington Hills Police officers arrived to help take Najim into custody. She got out of her vehicle, but as an officer tried to handcuff her, she pulled away and began biting, kicking, and scratching.

Najim was eventually taken into custody; officers suffered minor injuries that did not require hospitalization, the release noted.

Arraigned by 47th District Court Magistrate Matthew Friedrich, Najim faces one count of fleeing and eluding police, a two-year felony, and three counts of resisting and obstructing police, also a two-year felony. She remains at the Oakland County Jail until she can post a $10,000, 10% cash or surety bond.

Najim will appear in court next on August 22 at 8:30 a.m.