Third Squad Detectives reports the arrest of a Dansford man for an Assault that occurred on Friday, May 21, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. in Uniondale.
According to Detectives, Police arrested Leroy Buttles, 46, of 173 Potter Road for an open Bench Warrant and transported him to a local hospital for medical treatment. While the defendant was in custody, he began to fight with officers and became highly combative. Buttles refused to comply with officers’ commands. The defendant was eventually subdued and remanded into custody.
One Officer suffered an injury to his right elbow and right shoulder. Another Officer received an injury to his right hand. Both Officers were treated at the hospital for their injuries and released.
The defendant is charged with two (2) Assault 2nd Degree and has an open warrant for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree. He will be arraigned on Saturday, May 22, 2021 in Mineola.
Details by: Det. Gomez/3rd Sqd. 05/22/21/0135/8688