A man suspected of shoplifting allegedly became combative with police after they tried to arrest him early Tuesday morning, according to today’s police blotter.
Jason Bailey, 22, faces charges of petit larceny, resisting arrest, obstruction of justice, drunk in public and three counts of assault on a law enforcement officer.
Police say they responded to a call around 3:45 a.m. about a man shoplifting from the 7-Eleven at 8010 Richmond Highway. When police arrived, Bailey was allegedly walking away from the store with merchandise. As officers attempted to take him into custody, Bailey allegedly began assaulting them.
None of the officers required medical attention.
Other incidents from the Mount Vernon police district reported in Tuesday’s blotter:
Larceny: 7500 block of Elba Road, property from residence
Larceny: 8400 block of Frye Road, merchandise from business
Larceny: 8000 block of Richmond Highway, wine from business