The Seventh Squad reports on an arrest for multiple Assault on Officers that occurred on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 5:20 PM in Massapequa.
According to Detectives, on Monday, September 26, 2022 a 28-year-old female victim was at a laundry mat in Massapequa when she was punched by an unknown male subject who fled the scene prior to Police arrival. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. An investigation was conducted that resulted in the subject being identified as defendant James Garner, 38, homeless.
On September 27, 2022 at 5:20 PM, Detectives located defendant James Garner at H. Garrick William Park in Massapequa. A struggle ensued where two Detectives and a Police Officer sustained injuries during the course of the arrest, as the subject was violent and combative while resisting arrest. After a brief struggle, Police were eventually able to secure the defendant. Defendant James Garner was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. The two Detectives and Officer were also all transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Defendant James Garner is charged with four counts of Assault 2nd degree and Resisting Arrest. He was arraigned on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at First District Court, located at 99 Main Street, Hempstead.