Talameleke King will be sentenced on April 19 for trying to run over three teens

 An attempted murder charge was dropped and a Taft woman has pleaded no contest to assault with a deadly weapon and drunk driving charges stemming from an incident in Ford City January.


Tamaleleke King, 23, entered the plea in Taft branch of Kern County Superior Court Monday.


Two counts of hit and run and two counts of felony vandalism were also dropped as part of the plea agreement, according to court records.


Terms of the plea agreement, including the sentence, were not revealed.


King is accused of trying to run over three teenagers who after they got out of the car she was driving following an argument late on January 30.


As the three teens walked away, Kern County Sheriff’s reports, King tried several times to run them over, and crashed into a park car on one of the attempts.


The intended victims escaped injury.


King remains in jail on $500,000 bail.


She is scheduled to be sentenced on April 19.