MITCHELL – A Mitchell man was arrested Monday when a Mitchell Police officers were called to the 700 block of West Curry Street after a report of an unwanted male at the home of Mitchell Mayor JD England.
When officers arrived Mayor England was in the front yard with 37-year-old Damien Pinnick.
Police say Pinnick was intoxicated. Officers had dealt with Pinnick two hours earlier when another person had called police reporting Pinnick was stumbling in the roadway. Police had given Pinnick a ride home and advised him to stay there.
Officers addressed Pinnick and asked him why he had left his home. Pinnick was verbally belligerent with the officers. The officers attempted to handcuff Pinnick, he pulled away and continued to resist them. Officers placed Pinnick on the ground and handcuffed him while Pinnick continued to resist and curse at the officers.
Pinnick was arrested on charges of resisting arrest and public intoxication and transported to jail.