Man arrested after struggle with policeA 70-year-old Mitchell man was arrested March 27 after allegedly yelling at neighbors and resisting arrest when confronted by law enforcement.
A 70-year-old Mitchell man was arrested March 27 after allegedly yelling at neighbors and resisting arrest when confronted by law enforcement.
Gary Dean Carlson was charged with disorderly conduct, obstructing a police officer and resisting arrest for an incident that started when Carlson allegedly screamed at neighbors from a sidewalk near his residence for approximately 10 minutes, according to court documents.
Mitchell Patrol Officer Dan Kopfmann was the first officer to respond to the incident.
When Kopfmann approached, Carlson allegedly raised his fists and asked Kopfmann if he wanted to fight. While the officer attempted to calm Carlson, a police report states he responded by swearing at Kopfmann and retreating inside his home.
Additional officers were called to the scene of the incident, after which Carlson allegedly came outside again and yelled at the officers.
Police allege Carlson resisted arrest when he tightened his arm muscles to prevent officers from handcuffing him.
Carlson was eventually arrested and now faces three misdemeanor charges. He is scheduled to appear in court this month.