Friday, September 02, 2016

Cops And Courts – September 2, 2016

First Broom Handle, Then Knife Threat

OCEAN CITY — An Ocean City man was arrested on assault and other charges last week after first hitting another man with a broom handle and then threatening him with a knife during an altercation that allegedly began when the victim refused to sell the suspect his beer.

Around 2:30 a.m. last Thursday, Ocean City police responded to an apartment complex near 15th Street for a reported altercation involving a knife threat. According to police reports, the victim and other individuals were sitting at a picnic table near a canal in a common area of the apartment complex when they were approached by a suspect later identified as Nemanja Rosic, 23, of Ocean City.

Rosic approached the group and demanded the victim sell him his beer, a demand the victim refused. According to witnesses, Rosic then became irate and went to a second-floor apartment and began throwing beer containers at the victim, who was still at the picnic table with friends. The victim then went into a nearby apartment to get away from Rosic, but Rosic allegedly grabbed a broom and followed the victim into the apartment and began striking him with the broom handle.

According to police reports, the victim was able to grab a mop and defend himself from Rosic’s attack with the broom before a full-scale altercation broke out between the two. After a brief fight, Rosic left the apartment and the victim locked the door. According to police reports, Rosic then entered another ground-floor apartment and emerged with a kitchen knife.

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Zorro said...

Obama Voters

Anonymous said...

Winston Churchill carried a let's see if anybody knows what I'm talking about.

Anonymous said...

C-96 Mauser

Anonymous said...

"Winston Churchill carried a broomhandle..."

I think you mean a C-96 Mauser. If you held it by the barrel the stock looked like the bottom of a broom.

Anonymous said...

Well done 10:43 and 10:45, Han Solo also carried one, albeit in a slightly modified form.