A Portage Township
resident was arrested on multiple charges on Friday after the Porter County
Sheriff’s Police said that he attempted to disarm an officer while resisting
arrest at a residence in Jackson Township.
Cadle, 24, of 665W 700N, was charged with disarming a police officer,
resisting law enforcement, two counts of battery, possession of a narcotic
drug, possession of paraphernalia, and maintaining a common nuisance.
police, at 10:30 p.m. officers were dispatched to a residence in the 500
east block of C.R. 900N in response to a report of a suspicious vehicle in
the driveway, “in park and not running.”“throwing money and a
multi-colored glass smoking device onto the ground.”
Cadle into a ditch with water in it and there the officers struggled to gain
control over Cadle, police said. One of the officers managed to Tase Cadle
but the probes did not deploy into him and Cadle hit the Taser from the
officer’s hand “and continued to fight and resist officers,” police said.
At some point in
the incident, Cadle “grabbed my duty belt where a holster would have been if
I was left-handed,” an officer stated in his report. “(Cadle) grabbed my
radio holder, which no longer had a radio, and then grabbed farther around
my back on my duty belt. I observed (Cadle) looking at my belt while he was
grabbing and he was clearly attempting to find a weapon.”
finally succeeded in placing Cadle into custody after Tasing him again,
Cadle was found to
be in possession of 1.5 grams of methamphetamine and the PCSP is seeking to
charge his passengers with visiting a common nuisance, police said.
Cadle was medically
cleared at the scene by EMS personnel and transported to Porter County Jail.
sustained “several scrapes and scratches on his nose and hands” and
complained of pain to his knee, police said. Another officer was bleeding
from the left elbow, sustained scrapes to the knee and the inside of his
lip, and complained of pain to neck and head, police said.