Battery on Police Officer / Poss. of Drugs

June 17, 2006, 9 a.m.

San Leandro
Case: 0606-2201

An officer responding to a fare evasion report located the suspect about a block away from the station. When he was contacted, the suspect shoved the officer in the chest and tried to escape. The officer attempted to apprehend him, wrestling the violently resisting suspect to the ground several times in the street, but was unable to secure him. Citizens finally assisted the officer and the suspect was taken into custody. He was booked on the battery as well as drug possession.

Arrest
Prohibition order
Warrant related
General Assault/Battery