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Man Facing Charges For Attacking Officer

Last updated on Tuesday, February 2, 2010

(JASONVILLE, IN) - A 45-year-old Jasonville man was arrested Thursday for reportedly attacking a Jasonville Police officer.

Jerry L. Anderson appeared in the Greene County Superior Court Monday afternoon.

The man has been charged with battery to a law enforcement officer and resisting law enforcement, both class A misdemeanors.

Police say that the incident occurred while officer Shawn Husband was dispatched to a residence when Anderson attempted to enter the residence without permission.

When police asked Anderson about the situation, he reportedly came at Officer Husband.

The man eventually began yelling and screaming; he then threw a few punches at the officers.

After cuffing the man, Anderson allegedly kicked an officer and struck him twice.

Anderson was transported to the Greene County Jail.

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