SANTA ROSA BEACH — A 51-year-old woman faces charges after she struck her live-in boyfriend with a cup and resisted being arrested by deputies.

On Nov. 12, deputies responded do a Chat Holly Road home shared by the woman and her boyfriend of two years. According to her arrest report, the woman used a ceramic cup to strike her boyfriend in the head, giving him a one-inch gash to the right side of his head.

While being arrested for battery, the woman “tensed up and refused to be placed in the handcuff.” She also would not walk to the patrol car on her own and had to be assisted by the deputies.

The woman was charged with battery and obstruction without violence.