Erratic behavior(s) lead to arrest of two men
by C.F. David
Two men were arrested in separate incidents in
Officers search park for suspect
The first incident took place on Saturday night at the
The individual, Jeff Burns was living near the Lakeside
Grocery. Burns and his unnamed brother
became involved in an altercation, with Burns then leaving the area. The
brother then called
Park Ranger Ron Mills, OHP Trooper Duane Johnson, Undersheriff Larry Taylor and Cimarron County Deputies Nathan Cobb and Derek Kincannon all responded to the park.
The park was occupied by several campers and the officers were concerned about Burns having a weapon.
After a two hour search in the dark, Burns surrendered to Johnson, Mills and Cobb.
Burns told the officers that he had intended to force them to kill him but had thrown the sword in a nearby creek instead.
A search for the weapon was unsuccessful, and Burns was arrested for public intoxication, and held on a $100 bond.
City man arrested for DUI, eluding, assault
The second incident occured
just after on Sunday afternoon. A
Officer Searle then called for backup from Police Officer Tonya Hicks, and upon instruction from Police Chief Dale Harper, prepared to take Hensley into custody.
According to Searle’s report Hensley then swore at the two female
officers and called them a derogatory name. Hensley then got into his car and
drove south on South Locust
He then turned and crossed
Hensley, according to Searle’s report, was swearing and spitting at
her and Borth. Hensley continued to struggle until he was taken down and cuffed
by Borth, Searle and Texas Corrections Officer Jesus Carrasco, a
Hensley was booked into the Cimarron County Jail for DUI, eluding, resisting arrest, assault and battery and assault on a police officer, (two counts), and damage to property. Bond was set at $13, 500.