A Berea man was charged Tuesday with felony assault after spitting blood at police officers, according to a Berea Police Department report.
Troy R. Collins, 24, also was charged with third-degree terroristic threatening, disorderly conduct and alcohol intoxication in a public place.
Officers were called to the 1000 block of Scaffold Cane Road after receiving a report about a fight in progress, according to the report.
When they arrived, the officers saw Collins “hanging off the front porch” of the home. When police tried to detain Collins, he began making threats to harm them, the report stated.
Collins had a minor injury from the fight he had been in, and he began to spit blood at the officers, according to the report.
He was taken to the Madison County Detention Center where he remained Tuesday afternoon. No photo was included with his booking information on the jail’s website.
Officers were called to the 100 block of North Broadway in reference to a theft. The victim reported that several handmade rod iron pieces had been stolen from the property. Estimated loss: $1,900.
A resident in the 100 block of Henry Drive reported that copper piping was stolen from underneath of the residence. Estimated loss: $3,000.
From March 5 to Saturday, the Berea police made two misdemeanor arrests involving alcohol or drugs:
• One person for third-degree possession of a controlled substance (Suboxone) and controlled substance prescription not in proper container
• One person for alcohol intoxication in a public place and disorderly conduct.