On 08/04/2017 a Patrol Sergeant attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation on N. Herring Street. The vehicle failed to stop for a short time. When it slowed, the front seat passenger fled on foot. The Officer immediately gave chase. As the Officer was closing in on the suspect he turned and began to fight the Officer. After a brief struggle the suspect was taken into custody. Illegal narcotics were found on the suspect.
Vice Investigators have arrested and charged 38 year old Daniel Dewayne Earl Critten, of E. Washington Street, with two counts of Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Harassment of a Public Official. Bonds total $3,600.
All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.