Documents: Manchester P.D. Sergeant ‘severely injured’ during arrest
An 18-year-old Hopkinton man is facing a dozen charges after authorities say he assaulted three people before assaulting two law enforcement authorities.
Court documents state the Manchester P.D. responded to a 911 call referencing a fight on Ludland Drive at approximately 7 p.m. Sept. 24.
After conducting interviews with witnesses, Officer David Trumblee spoke to Sergeant Chad Wright about the statements he had collected. During this conversation between the two officials, Jalen Michael Quick began yelling and interrupting, documents state.
After Trumblee told Quick to be quiet and Quick refused, Trumblee told Quick he was under arrest and attempted to take Quick into custody.
During the ensuing arrest, Quick resisted and at one point punched Wright in the left eye, causing “severe injury,” documents state. Trumblee also stated his thumb was injured during the altercation.
Once Quick was in custody, marijuana, a marijuana pipe and approximately 25 prescription-only pills were located on his person.
Quick is being charged with assault causing serious injury, interference with official action resulting in serious injury, assault on persons in certain occupations bodily injury, interference with official acts, controlled substance violation, possession of a controlled substance marijuana second offense, two counts unlawful possession of a prescription drug, possession of drug paraphernalia
Court documents additionally state that Quick was in several physical confrontations before the arrival of law enforcement. Authorities said Quick assaulted Kyle Beck, Dawn Boll and Daniel Starnes and as a result, is facing three additional assault charges.
Quick posted a surety bond Sept. 25 and has a hearing for an initial appearance scheduled for Oct. 4.