A Union man ended up in jail after he allegedly resisted an officer’s attempt to arrest him for traffic violations.
John Earl Glenn, 48, 141 Oak Grove Road, Union, is charged by the Union Public Safety Department with reckless driving, failure to stop for a blue light, and resisting arrest.
The incident report states that officers were called to 1111 Lakeside Drive early Sunday morning in reference to a dark blue 2003 Chevy Impala taken by the owner’s husband who did not have a driver’s license. The woman said that Glenn had taken her car around 11 p.m. and had not returned. One of the officers contacted dispatch to have a be on the lookout notice issued for the vehicle to locate it and return it to its owner.
After the officer left the car’s owner, the report states he met up with a dark blue Impala at the intersection of Lakeside Drive and Arthur Boulevard. The officer turned around in the intersection and proceeded to catch up with the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle then made a sharp left turn up Calhoun Street and accelerated. The officer notified his fellow officers that the driver of the Impala wasn’t stopping. The driver of the Impala then turned into a yard on the corner of Standpipe Street and Calhoun Street, going between the house and the stop sign before stopping.
The officer then got out of his patrol vehicle and approached the driver’s side of the Impala. Glenn was getting out the driver’s seat and was asked by the officer to put his hands on the side of the house. The report states Glenn initially complied but when the officer weny to handcuff him he pulled away, pushed off the officer and ran away.
A K-9 Unit from the Union County Sheriff’s Office was called in and a perimeter set up. Glenn was found hiding under a car in a yard up the street from where he’d ran. He was then taken into custody and transported to jail.
Criminal Domestic Violence
A Union man ended up in jail for allegedly hitting a woman in the head with a bottle.
Kenneth Dwayne Constant, 25, 100 College Avenue, Union, is charged by the public safety department with criminal domestic violence.
The incident report states that an officer was dispatched Monday afternoon to the public safety department in reference to a walk-in. The victim said that Constant had thrown a bottle at her, hitting her in the head. She said she was meeting with Constant at 503 S. Church St. to receive some money for a bill. The woman said that while they were talking they’d gotten into an argument and Constant had reached in her car and grabbed the bottle which he threw at her, striking her in the head.
The report states the officer noticed a contusion on the right side of the victim’s head which he photographed. The victim also provided the officer with a written statement about the incident.
Constant was taken into custody Tuesday evening.