Saturday, October 7, 2017

Man faces multiple charges after punching vehicle and two victims

On Friday, October 6, at about 6:26 p.m., Columbia Borough Police were called to the 100 block of S. 4th St. for a fight complaint. Upon arrival officers observed Nelson Rodriguez in the middle of the street. Rodriguez was agitated and had blood on his pants, face and hands and was not wearing a shirt. Officers spoke to two victims who stated that they were assaulted by Rodriguez when they asked him to get out of the road. 

Rodriguez had punched the victim's vehicle and punched both victims, causing minor injuries. Rodriguez was taken into custody, and a small amount of marijuana was located on him. Rodriguez was charged with two counts of Simple Assault as well as Possession of Marijuana and Public Drunkenness. Rodriguez was taken to central arraignment. A detainer was issued for him by probation.

Case Number:
Arrest Date:
Friday, October 6, 2017
Simple Assault (2 Counts)
Possession of Marijuana
Public Drunkenness
Columbia Borough Police 


Anonymous said...

On Facebook, the council president recently urged a female resident to stop a vehicle and give the driver​ an earful.

Really? Very poor advice. Look at this incident and tell me how it's a good idea for residents to police this town.

Wil Torbert said...

These people weren't strangers mister or miss anonymous