Man arrested after attacking Ridgeland police officer while overdosed
RIDGELAND, Miss. (WLBT) - A man has been arrested after attacking an officer while being overdosed on a substance.
According to Ridgeland Police Department Chief Brian Myers, the incident occurred at a Family Dollar located in Ridgeland on County Line Road Thursday evening.
The subject, 23-year-old Christian Lewis, was overdosed on a substance. When Ridgeland police responded to the incident, Lewis attacked an officer while being apprehended.
Lewis was taken to a local Jackson hospital by ambulance and was escorted by Ridgeland police.
The 23-year-old was charged with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and failure to comply, and simple assault on a police officer.
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