Assault On Police Officer
Police said officers were trying to question 38-year-old Nino Valvano around 4 a.m. Sunday when he took off and the officer grabbed the car door.
The charges against Eric Linsker, 29, of Crown Heights, include assault in the second degree, rioting in the first degree, criminal possession of a weapon, resisting arrest and unlawful possession of marijuana.
A man accused of assaulting two police officers during separate protests in response to last week’s Eric Garner grand jury decision was ordered held on $20,000 bail Wednesday night.
Police say they were trying to arrest the man for stealing clothing from Barneys New York at 660 Madison Avenue when the suspect resisted by fighting officers.
The officer was attacked while confronting a group of people at the Clinton Houses at Park Avenue and East 104th Street, police said.
A judge has set bail at $1.1 million for a 22-year-old man accused of shooting a cab driver, assaulting a police officer, and committing four armed robberies during a two-day crime spree this week in Monmouth County, N.J.