Man attacks Ecija cop, Jailed

February 14, 2019

STO. DOMINGO, Nueva Ecija -- A drunk bicycle-riding man was hauled to jail after he assaulted and berated a police officer who accosted him when he accidentally bumped from behind the mobile patrol pick up truck being driven by the lawman on Wednesday night here.

Nabbed was Ronnie Reyes, 34, of Bgy. Hulo, this town.

Town police head Chief Insp. Joel Dela Cruz said the suspect was detained at the custodial facility of the police station facing charges of direct assault and reckless imprudence resulting to damage to property.

His arrest was effected by PO3 Christian Domingo, 35, of Bgy. Baloc, assigned at the municipal police station.

Dela Cruz said the suspect, who was driving a bicycle with his four-year-old daughter was accosted by Domingo after he bumped the black Ford Ranger pickup mobile police service he was driving along the service road in Bgy. Hulo at 6:35 p.m.

The cop was about to question the drunk suspect about the mishap when the latter suddenly hurled invectives at him.

“Walang pulis-pulis sa akin, p-----i--a mo Domingo,” the suspect said.

Dela Cruz said the lawman did not mind and even tried to pacify Reyes, but he remained unruly and even punched Domingo in the face.