The First Squad reports on the arrest of a Freeport man for Assault on a Police Officer that occurred on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 1:40 AM in Uniondale.
According to detectives, police were called to the Frontera bar located at 963 Nassau Road and upon arrival were told by security staff that defendant Luis Meza, 31, of 288 North Main Street had caused a disturbance and would not vacate the premises. Police informed the defendant that he had to leave and escorted him a short distance before he refused to move any further and stated to officers that he would not leave. Defendant Luis Meza was informed he was being placed under arrest and in the process, he struck an officer with his fist. The defendant was quickly arrested by several other officers at scene but continued to twist and flail his legs in attempt to kick the arresting officers. The officer suffered minor swelling and abrasions to the left side of his face and was transported to a local hospital for further treatment. Defendant Luis Meza was also transported to a local hospital for evaluation and treatment.
Defendant Luis Meza is charged with Assault 2nd degree, Resisting Arrest, Obstructing Governmental Administration 2nd degree and Disorderly Conduct. He will be arraigned on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at First District Court, 99 Main Street, Hempstead.
Details by: Det. O’Toole/1st Squad 09/07/19