Brandon man accused of trying to choke police officer

Photo by Jeremy Champagne (Scramble Studio)

On September 22, Officers attended a residence in the 1100 block of Russel St.  At that time they spoke with a 21 year old male, while doing so the male attacked a female officer and attempted to choke her.  The male was arrested in relation to the original reason for the officer’s attendance.  On Saturday September 23, the male was arrested for the assault on the officer.  The male will appear in court on November 30, charged with Assault Peace Officer, and Assault by Choking.