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June 06, 2013
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Video: DC firefighter argues with police, arrested on slew of charges

The firefighter had parked in a handicap spot, threw the ticket police issued, and challenged the officers

By PoliceOne Staff

WASHINGTON — A firefighter was arrested last week outside an I-Hop restaurant after getting into a heated disagreement with police.

WJLA.com reported that D.C. firefighter Keith Chung, 25, improperly parked in a handicap spot outside the restaurant and started screaming, cursing and insulting officers who had ticketed him.

Chung dropped the ticket on the ground and became uncooperative.

According to the police report, Chung “refused to produce his license, refused multiple orders to exit his vehicle and replied with various expletives based on race and assumed sexual orientation of the officers.”

Police charged Chung with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, open container of alcohol, willfully disobeying an officer and littering, according to the report.

A spokesperson for D.C. Fire/EMS says Chung is now on administrative leave and will remain so until his case is resolved, according to the report.






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