Woman accused of shoving, spitting on TriMet bus driver

PORTLAND, Ore. – A woman was arrested Sunday after police say she spit on and pushed a TriMet bus driver.

Eucharia Michelle Nwerem, 30, was arrested at S.E. 82nd and Powell just after 1 p.m.

Police said she pushed and spit on a driver on the northbound 82nd Ave., bus, then poked another driver in the face when he came on in relief.

Police said Nwerem fought with police when they tried to arrest her.

Nwerem was charged with third-degree assault; assaulting a public safety officer; attempted possession of methamphetamine; disorderly conduct; two counts of harassment; interfering with public transportation; and resisting arrest.