Police: Lufkin man spits on officer during arrest

Johnny Colin mug shot courtesy of Angelina County Jail.
Johnny Colin mug shot courtesy of Angelina County Jail.

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - Police say a Lufkin man tried to avoid being arrested by spitting in the officer's face while he was being handcuffed on Monday night.

According to the report, an officer responded to a residence located at Laurel Plaza Trailer Park, located at 421 East Laurel Ave., in reference to a disturbance. When the officer arrived, he spoke with the resident, who said Johnny Jones Colin, 24, was intoxicated in the home and causing a disturbance.

The officer did a check on Colin and learned there were two outstanding warrants for his arrest. The officer went in the home and informed him he was under arrest.

Colin refused to cooperate, according to the report, so the officer took Colin to the ground. Colin then rolled onto his back and spit into the face of the officer, the reported stated. It took two officers to carry Colin to a patrol vehicle, according to the report.

Colin was booked into the Angelina County Jail on charges of resisting arrest and harassment of a public servant, in addition to the two municipal court warrants.

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