Child Endangerment / Arrest
On Tuesday, July 23 at 2:37 am, officers responded to the 1400 block of East Knoll Circle reference a 911 call from a Spanish-speaking male stating he had a dart in him. The male told 911 he though the had been poisoned. Once there, officers tried to speak to the male through the front window; the male refused to open the door and continued to yell for help. Officers requested additional units when the male began breaking his upstairs windows, while hold a small child in his arms. The male was seen pushing out the screen of one of the windows and holding the small child on the window ledge while officers were trying to talk to him. The male continued to yell for help and the child was visibly distressed. Officers forced entry into the residence as the male spoke with an officer. Officers were able to get the child and subdue the male without injury.
The male was identified; officers contacted CPS for case history and were notified the child's mother is in jail for drug sales. CPS responded and took the child. The male was transported to a local hospital for precautionary reasons and later booked for Child Endangerment and Disorderly Conduct.