The Sixth Squad reports the arrest of a Great Neck man for the Assault on a Police Officer that occurred on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 3:30 AM in Great Neck.
According to Detectives, Police responded for a disturbance at the Bakers Hill Tavern, located at 621 Middle Neck Road. Defendant Kevin Rodriguez 23, of 88 Middle Neck Road approached responding officers and began to yell at them. Officers ordered defendant Rodriguez to disperse several times, which he refused. Defendant Rodriguez then approached an officer while flaring his arms in an aggressive manner. Officers placed defendant Rodriguez under arrest, at which time he spat on an officer’s face. While defendant Rodriguez was being placed into a police ambulance he kicked another officer in the head. Defendant Rodriguez was transported to a nearby hospital for evaluation and treatment. Both officers were also transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Defendant Kevin Rodriguez is charged with Assaulting a Police Officer, Obstructing Governmental Administration 2nd degree, Disorderly Conduct, two charges of Harassment 2nd degree and Resisting Arrest. He will be arraigned on Sunday, August 16, 2020 in Mineola.
Details by: Det. McEvoy/6th Squad 08/15/20/1415//9962