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Lebanon woman charged after trying to take firearm during court proceeding

A 31-year-old Lebanon woman has been charged with disarming a peace officer while performing an official duty a class D felony and resisting a lawful detention a class E felony on March 6 after attempting to gain control of a deputy’s service weapon while in court. According to the press release put out by the Laclede County Sheriffs Office, Kevyn Lynn Zumwalt was brought before the presiding judge. While the judge was speaking to the woman, she tried to take the firearm from Jesse Cook, an on-duty bailiff nearby. According to the press release, the threat was promptly contained, and the female was further secured and removed from the courtroom. For more on this story see Saturday's LCR.