The Major Case Bureau reports the arrest of a homeless man for Assault that occurred on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 9:30 p.m.
According to detectives, a car stop of a suspicious vehicle was conducted on Hilton Avenue. During the investigation, they found passenger Julius Eatman, 51, to be in possession of cocaine as well as heroin and a large sum of cash. When detectives attempted to place the defendant under arrest, he fought with them, causing one detective to suffer an injury to their hand. Both the officer and the defendant were transported to a local hospital for treatment.
Eatman is charged with Assault 2nd degree, two (2) counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 4th degree and a Parole Violation. He will be arraigned when medically practical.
Details by: D/Sgt.Rhatigan/NVS 01/22/18/0500/8751