Man Charged for Biting Rochester Police Officer
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- A 39-year-old man is charged with multiple felonies after he allegedly violated protection orders and bit a Rochester Police officer.
The criminal complaint filed in Olmsted County Court Friday against Jarod Franke indicates he bit an officer who was trying to arrest him for violating an Order for Protection and a Domestic Abuse No Contact Order. Police say the person with the orders against Franke reported he was texting and following her.
Officers made contact with him when the woman who reported the violations dropped him off at his vehicle on Thursday. That’s when Franke allegedly bit the officer on the arm. A police spokesperson said the officer did not need further medical attention.
Franke is charged with felony domestic assault, 4th-degree assault of a peace officer, obstructing the legal process and 5th-degree possession of a controlled substance. He’s scheduled to make his next court appearance on August 10.