Drunken Man Arrested For Assaulting Police Officer
The information in this report is from the Twinsburg Police. An arrest does not mean a conviction.
A 60-year-old Twinsburg man was arrested after he pushed a Twinsburg Police officer who was trying to stop him from driving drunk from a gas station.
Just after midnight on Feb. 17, the man pulled into GetGo on Hadden Road and attemped to buy a 12-pack of beer. A Twinsburg police officer was working security at the gas station and informed the man, who was visibly drunk, that he could not buy beer and could not drive away, according to the police report.
The man tried to get in his car and pushed the police officer and then closed the door on her arm while she was attempting to stop him from driving away.
Another police officer arrived and helped place the man under arrest. He was first treated for injuries he sustained falling on the ice and then taken to the Twinsburg Police station where he submitted to a breath test, registering .258, more than three times the legal limit of .08, according to the report.
The man was taken to Solon jail and is charged with assault on a police officer, resisting arrest, drunken dirivng and open container in a motor vehicle.