Not your average meter maidA man returned to his illegally parked car and found an officer placing a ticket on his windshield. The suspect promptly moved his car to a legal parking spot, then caught up with the cop down the block and demanded he take back the citation. When the officer refused, the 26-year-old perp began displaying “extremely provocative and threatening behaviors,” according to police. The man then put up his fists and took a “fighting posture,” at which point the officer says he “implemented a leg sweep” to take down the suspect, further stating in the report that the maneuver was “executed perfectly.” After patting himself on the back, the cop handcuffed the perp for resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.
That’s some glistening hairPolice responded to the scene of an accident where they discovered someone had crashed into a utility pole and then abandoned the wrecked car. Officers went to the address listed on the vehicle’s registration, and a man with a black eye and scratches on his face answered the door. When asked if he had been involved in a wreck, the 23-year-old pleaded ignorance, saying he’d been asleep with his girlfriend all night and had no idea what happened to his car. Officers then interviewed the man’s girlfriend—who still had shards of glass in her hair—and she finally admitted they were on their way home from a bar when her boyfriend lost control of the car. After crashing, the couple fled before police arrived, walking two miles to their home. The suspect pleaded with officers to let him go because “he had been punished enough by crashing his car,” but police were not persuaded, and he was booked for leaving the scene of an accident and giving a false statement.
Ex-girlfriend gone wildA family reunion turned violent when a man’s ex-girlfriend crashed the party and began arguing with her former flame. The man’s sister stepped up to defend her brother and warned the suspect “not to be disrespecting her family,” police say. In response, the jilted lover punched the man’s sister in the face, and then pulled her right ring finger, nearly dislocating it. Police responded to the family fiasco and arrested the ex for assault.
All items in Suspect Behavior are taken from actual Metro police arrest reports and affidavits/