Following his Thursday arrest for a DUI and an allegation of having a stolen pistol, Wisconsin police reported that a suspect got into a fight with cops at a hospital.
Giovanny Zendejas-Castellanos, a 24-year-old native of Kansas, was accused on Thursday night of operating while intoxicated (OWI), having a handgun while a felon, and resisting arrest. He was also accused of putting people’s safety in danger by using a deadly weapon.
Around 10:24 p.m., according to the Janesville Police Department, their officers were dispatched to the Sidelines Sports Bar for a traffic accident.
Police were informed by witnesses that the driver, Zendejas-Castellanos, struck a boulder in the parking lot.
“Just before officers were arriving, the reporting person advised the driver returned back on the scene and was back by the vehicle,” the Janesville Police Department said in a press release.
The defendant was detained for a first offence of OWI after failing the field sobriety tests and displaying signs of intoxication.
Police used their K-9 to find Zendejas-Castellanos’ backpack after seeing that he had left it behind when he left the scene. There was also a charge for the stolen gun that was in the backpack.
“He later fought with officers at a local hospital and was eventually taken to the Rock County Jail where he is waiting for his initial appearance,” police said. The department did not disclose if their officers were injured.
The incident is being looked into by the Janesville Police Department.