Mayport Man Allegedly Head-Butts Police Officer Outside Brookville Bar

brookville-policeBROOKVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – A Mayport man is facing felony charges after he allegedly assaulted a police officer outside of a Brookville area bar.

On February 7 around 12:56 a.m., Brookville Police were called to the Forest Way Inn in Brookville for a report of an intoxicated male who was allegedly “trying to pick fights in the bar.”

The suspect, who was highly intoxicated, was escorted out of the establishment by staff, according to police.

When police arrived on the scene, officers made contact with 24-year-old Colby A. Shearer of Mayport.

Police say Shearer refused to give police his identification.

While being escorted out, Shearer allegedly head-butted a police officer.

Shearer allegedly resisted arrest and would not comply with officers’ orders to put his hands behind his back.

After a short time, Shearer finally complied.

While Shearer was being escorted to the patrol car, he allegedly elbowed an officer in the side.

He then continued to fight and resist officers, according to police.

Shearer was transported to the Brookville Hospital for evaluation.

He was then transported to the Jefferson County Jail where he was later released after posting $50,000 cash bail.

Shearer was charged with the following offenses:

– Aggravated Assault, Felony 1
– Resist Arrest/Other Law Enforce, Misdemeanor 2
– Disorderly Conduct Engage In Fighting, Misdemeanor 3
– Public Drunkenness And Similar Misconduct, Summary

He faces a preliminary hearing before District Judge Gregory Bazylak on March 3.


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