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Inmate faces additional charges after trying to disarm officers

6 years 3 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, November 08 2017 Nov 8, 2017 November 08, 2017 10:17 AM November 08, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Raquel Derganz Baker

MORGAN CITY- Patrol and correction officers responded to the Morgan City Jail in regards to a combative inmate.

The inmate was identified as 26-year-old David Turner.

Authorities said during the encounter Turner allegedly struck patrol and correction officers and tried to disarm two officers of their tasers. Turner was eventually subdued and placed in a holding cell.

He was booked on additional charges. Turner's new charges include resisting an officer, battery of a correctional officer, battery of a police officer and disarming a police officer.

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