Man accused of causing disturbance, fighting with Monessen Police
A 46-year-old Monessen man was accused of fighting with city police, kicking one in the stomach, as he was taken into custody Tuesday when officers responded to a report of a disturbance inside an apartment building.
Kyle R. Ross was arraigned on charges of aggravated assault, resisting arrest, defiant trespass, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness in connection with the incident that occurred about 5 p.m. at the apartment building on the 200 block of Oneida Street.
Officer William Dennison reported in court documents that officers discovered Ross after responding to a complaint of a man inside the apartment building who refused to leave.
“Ross took an aggressive stance and screamed at this officer,” Dennison said.
Dennison said Ross, who lives on Sixth Street, smelled of alcohol and refused to be taken into custody.
Police used a Taser in an attempt to subdue Ross, Dennison said.
Ross is accused of kicking Dennison in the stomach as he was placed in the police cruiser, according to the complaint.
Ross was arraigned before Senior District Judge James Falcon and ordered held in the Westmoreland County Prison after failing to post $3,500 bail.
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