Farmington man arrested after foot pursuit
FARMINGTON — A Farmington man was arrested after allegedly hitting his roommate multiple times with a baseball bat, according to a press release from the Farmington Police Department.
Jeffery John, 33, was arrested Monday morning near North Wall Avenue and Tycksen Drive.
Police were dispatched shortly after 5:30 a.m. Monday to a residence on North Monterey Avenue after receiving a call about an aggravated battery. John had left the residence on foot before officers arrived, according to the press release.
At about 11:30 a.m., police were called back to the house on North Monterey Avenue after John was seen in the area.
After searching the area, police found John near the intersection of North Wall Avenue and Tycksen Drive. John was concealing one of his hands in his coat pocket, according to the press release. When police told him to show his hands, he allegedly refused to comply with the orders and fled from the officer, according to the press release.
John was apprehended, after a struggle, in the backyard of a Tycksen Drive home, according to the press release. He allegedly struck an officer in the face multiple times during the struggle.
John has been charged with two counts of resisting arrest and one count of battery upon a police officer. He may also face additional charges in connection to allegations he hit his roommate with a baseball bat, according to the press release.