A person was arrested over the weekend after pulling a Taser holster off an officer’s belt and beating him on high of the pinnacle with it, the Galt Police Department wrote in a Facebook post.
About 3 p.m. Saturday, Galt police acquired a name that Mario Navarro, 31, was asleep in entrance of a enterprise within the 300 block of South Lincoln Means. He entered the shop and prompted a disturbance, police mentioned, and later discharged a fireplace extinguisher outdoors whereas “persevering with to behave erratically.”
When officers arrived and tried to strategy Navarro, he fled on foot, in keeping with the social media put up. He was chased into the realm of D and Seventh streets.
In the course of the pursuit, Navarro snatched the holster from an officer’s belt and began “placing” the officer repeatedly within the head. A bystander witnessed the altercation and helped detain Navarro “with out hesitation.”
“We need to specific our deepest gratitude to the brave neighborhood member who risked his own security to help with our officer in want,” the division wrote in a Fb put up.
Consumes Hearth Division transported the officer to a close-by hospital. He didn’t endure vital accidents and was launched Saturday.
Navarro was arrested and booked with out bail into the Sacramento County Essential Jail. Fees embody suspicion of theft, aggravated battery in opposition to a peace officer, assault with a lethal weapon on a police officer and resisting an government officer.