The Seventh Squad reports the arrest of a Massapequa man for an assault that occurred on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 8:23 p.m. in Massapequa.
According to Detectives, Police were dispatched for a disturbance at Taco Joe’s, 4267 Merrick road. Upon arrival, Officers located the subject now known to them as George Moore, 40, of Orchard street. Defendant Moore was placed into custody for Officer safety, as well as, the safety of the defendant. While attempting to place the defendant into custody a struggle did occur, at which time, defendant Moore injured an Officer by striking him in the face causing substantial pain and swelling to the left side of his face and arm.
The Officer was transported to a local hospital for his injuries and was later released.
Defendant Moore is charged with Obstructing Governmental Administration in the 2nd degree, Assault in the 2nd degree, and Resisting Arrest. He will be arraigned on Sunday, August 8, 2021 at First District Court, 99 Main street in Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Henaghan/7th Squad 8/8/21/0500/9595