03/13/2012

Video: Officer injured when suspect resists

Reynoldsburg Officer Shane Mauger sustained a broken hand during the scuffle

NBC 4i

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — A man is charged after Reynoldsburg police says he resisted arrest during a traffic stop.

Reynoldsburg police says at about 1:47 a.m. Feb. 12 Officer Shane Mauger witnessed a vehicle turn out of a gas station at East Livingston Avenue and Brice Road and drive southbound in the northbound lanes of Brice Road. Officer Mauger initiated a traffic stop. Upon stopping, Timothy A. Irskens, 31, exited his vehicle.

Acting Reynoldsburg Police Chief Scott McKinley said Irskens kept his hands concealed and repeatedly disobeyed Mauger's commands to get back into his vehicle. Mauger sustained a broken hand during the scuffle. Irskens was not injured.

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