A man has been arrested and charged with assault after an incident in which a conducted energy weapon was deployed.
At approximately 2:30 a.m., August 31, 2017, the Air Support Unit observed a fire and persons in bushes near Dalmeny Road and 33rd Street. Upon arrival, Patrol members located a man sleeping. When awoken, he became combative, picking up a large stick and making threatening remarks to Officers. He refused to obey Officers instructions and a CEW was deployed. He was cleared by MD Ambulance and taken into custody.
The 40-year-old man is charged with Assaulting a Police Officer.