MARLBOROUGH — Police say a area gentleman did a little cattle rustling on Saturday, stealing a lifestyle-sized resin steer from exterior a Primary Avenue enterprise.
The 48-year-old man was arrested shortly soon after the 1:32 p.m. incident that associated a combat with officers in advance of hundreds of persons on the Marlborough Widespread, police spokesman Sgt. Zachary Attaway reported Monday.
The steer, which weighs about 60 kilos and prices about $2,500, was soon returned to the Vin Bin at 91 Principal St., proprietor Rick Lombardi explained.
“We had a cattle rustler out listed here,” mentioned Lombardi, whose shop sells wine, beer, cheese and other connoisseur meals products and solutions. “He assumed he could acquire away our cow from in entrance of the retailer. He wandered by, noticed our steer outside the house and began dragging it down Most important Street. I really do not know what he was heading to do with it.”
An personnel commenced chasing the person, which shortly caught the focus of an officer on patrol. The suspect then dropped the steer and ran to the Marlborough Widespread, which was packed with folks for an event, Attaway said.
“There were quite a few hundred persons there, families with children,” stated Attaway. “The officer caught up to him and tried to handcuff him. The suspect started reaching towards the officer’s Taser and tried to take the Taser out of his belt.”
The officer was equipped to get the man handcuffed, Attaway mentioned.
Police billed the man with assault and battery attempting to disarm a law enforcement officer larceny disturbing the peace resisting arrest and vandalizing home.
The suspect was requested held on $1,000 bail at his arraignment Monday in Marlborough District Court. He is owing back in courtroom on Aug. 25 for a possible bring about listening to.
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