Press Release #042114(10)-Unlawful Restraint, Assault Family Violence Strangulation, Injury to a Child, Evading Arrest/Detention
On April 20, 2014 at approximately 10:40pm Officers responded to the Creekside Apartments located at 3018 Knickerbocker Road in reference to an Assault in progress. Upon arriving on scene officers confronted a white male leaving this particular apartment and the subject refused to comply with verbal commands as he pushed passed officers.
Officers attempted to subdue the subject by deploying the Taser which was unsuccessful. The subject continued to resist officers and ran towards the red arroyo area located behind the Creekside Apartments. Several officers responded to the scene to assist with taking the subject into custody.
The subject was finally taken into custody after a lengthy struggle and was immediately transported to Shannon Medical Center for treatment due to the struggle while being arrested. He was identified as Jerry Lee Smith (6-21-79). Officers were able to make contact with a victim after securing Mr. Smith.
Det. Bobby Elrod responded to scene in reference to an investigation into further charges.
The victim's names are not being released at this time due to ongoing investigation in reference to the domestic dispute.