Third Squad Detectives report the arrest of a Westbury man for an Assault that occurred on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 8:45 a.m. in Westbury.
According to Detectives, Police responded to Bowling Green Drive for reports of a disturbance. After a further investigation Police attempted to place Cristhofer Peralta Liriano, 22, of Bowling Green Drive into custody. He resisted arrest and began to fight with Police. Officers ordered the defendant to stop resisting arrest, he continued to refuse and fight with Officers. Officers were forced to deploy an Electrical Control Device to control the defendant. The Officers managed to get the defendant into custody.
Five Officers were injured during this arrest. One Officer suffered injuries to his shoulders, hands, back and neck. Another Officer suffered a laceration to his forehead, requiring multiple stitches to close it, along with other lacerations to his face and head. The remaining Officers all suffered lacerations and injuries to their faces and bodies.
Defendant Liriano is charged with Criminal Contempt in the 2nd Degree, Petit Larceny, Resisting Arrest, five counts of Assault in the 2nd Degree, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. The defendant will be arraigned on Sunday, November 21, 2021 at First District Court, Hempstead.
Details by: Det. Yao/3rd Squad 11/20/21/2246/9595