Man arrested for assaulting police and EMS

 One man is in the Manitowoc county jail after he assaulted first responders.

Manitowoc police say they were called early Saturday morning to the 18-year-old man who was acting irrationally and possibly under the influence of drugs and alcohol.

After being detained, he was taken to an ambulance where he became combative with officers and EMS personnel

The man bit one officer and an EMS provider while also spitting on the same EMS provider and another officer.

The man was tased and given a drug to be safely taken to the hospital. The officers and the EMS provider were later treated and released from the hospital.

The man was charged with two counts of Battery to Law Enforcement/Fire Fighter, two counts of Discharging Bodily Fluids at Public Safety Workers, one count of Obstructing, and a Warrant through the Dept. of Corrections.
 


More Stories

Don't Miss

  • Home for the Holidays 2017
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Storm Team 5 Skyview Network
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • WFRV Pro Football Challenge
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Your Local Experts
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
  • Veterans Day Salutes
    Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Latest News