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October 16, 2013
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Ga. struggle sends officer and suspect through store window

Video allegedly chronicles an incident reported to have taken place late Saturday night following the popular 'Pirate Fest'

wspa.com

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. — A video posted to YouTube over the weekend shows a Tybee Police officer nursing a wound, and a broken storefront window.  The video allegedly chronicles an incident reported to have taken place late Saturday night following the popular 'Pirate Fest'. 

Officer Denis Reyes details in a police report several confrontations with suspect Dustin Allen. According to the report, Allen was talking loudly on his phone and using profanity. Officer Reyes attempted to place Allen in custody. At that point, the report states:

"I then attempted to move Mr. Dustin to a patrol vehicle. Mr. Dustin got up and he began to state" you do not have to be so ruff, let me go b(edited)" and began pulling away and moving towards the left. I attempted to regain control of Mr. Dustin, but found myself falling forward as Mr. Dustin pulled away from me. I then noticed Mr. Dustin fell forward and towards the glass window of a business. Mr. Dustin then struck and broke the establishment window. I grabbed Mr. Dustin's arms and pulled him back. Sergeant Randolph assisted me and helped be secure Mr. Dustin again. A piece of glass from the window landed on my right hand. Sergeant Randolph called for additional units, a transport vehicle and EMS."

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