Assistant Police Chief Johnny Evans said a city worker went to Elaine's house to turn of her water because she didn't pay her bill.
Evans said, "While he was away from the truck, she got a hammer and beat the ignition switch in the truck"
Then police say this little old lady threatened the city worker with the hammer. But, that's not the story Elaine tells. She says after the city worker came to her house she went to city hall to find out what was going on.
Elaine said, "I come on back up the street he was cutting off other peoples water, I said Tommy why you cut off my water."
That's when Elaine says she and the worker got into an argument. But, a hammer, she says, wasn't apart of the spat.
"No! I don't have a hammer," said Elaine
Elaine says her water bill isn't even due until next week and according to this bill from the city, she's right. It says the due date is on July 15th.
But, regardless of what the bill says this 78 year old public servant is facing charges..
Evans said, "She was charged with damage to property and for breaking the ignition and for turning the water back on."