From Local Sources
HUNTINGBURG -- A Huntingburg police officer was taken to the hospital Monday after being hit by a suspect with brass knuckles.
Police say officer Tim Roos stopped a car and recognized Austin Zehr. He had active warrants.
That’s when police say Zehr began to resist, hitting the officer multiple times with those brass knuckles.
He’s charged with a number of felonies including Aggravated Battery, 2 counts of Battery on a Public Safety Official, 2 counts of Resisting, Intimidation with a Deadly Weapon, Possession of Meth and a syringe.
He’s also being held on that warrant for theft and Failure to Return to Lawful Detention.