A Suffolk man was arrested after he allegedly became combative towards police officers responding to disperse a large crowd at in West Hempstead early Saturday morning.
According to Nassau Police, Emanuel Rodriguez, 25, of Lindenhurst refused to leave and started yelling, cursing and became combative towards the officers.
As Rodriguez was being placed under arrest, a struggle reportedly ensued in attempt to prevent him from being arrested. During the struggle, two officers and a sergeant were injured and required treatment at a local hospital. All of the officers were from the Fifth Precinct and were released after treatment
Defendant Emanuel Rodriguez is charged with three counts of Assault2nd Degree, Resisting Arrest, and Disorderly Conduct. He will be arraigned on Sunday at First District Court 99 Main St. in Hempstead.
The arrest information was supplied by the Nassau County Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.