Ashley Qualls, 30, of Silver Creek was arrested this week for child cruelty.

According to police, Qualls shoved a law enforcement officer multiple times during an investigation. Qualls two children were present during the incident and as a result, her youngest daughter started screaming and crying.

Qualls also used profanity while in the presence of her children.

Qualls is charged with felony obstruction of law enforcement officers, two felony counts of second-degree child cruelty, simple battery against a police officer, and two counts of third-degree child cruelty.