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Edgefield Man Jailed after Assaulting Officers
web posted October 27, 2012
EDGEFIELD – An Edgefield man is behind
bars on multiple felony charges after throwing a cement block through
the windshield of a woman's car visiting a friend on Mims Street
Thursday night. Donnie Allen Clark, 24, fled the scene and then fought
officers trying to arrest him when he was located near the intersection
of Beaverdam and Norris Streets. And things went downhill from there.
After having to be tazed to comply with being handcuffed, Clark
continued to fight officers and was placed in leg shackles due to
kicking officers and deputies assisting in the arrest. Clark made
several threats to kill one of the Edgefield Police Officers and an
Edgefield County Sheriff's Deputy.
Due to having a bloody nose from an injury he claimed he received when
the car owner hit him, Clark was transported to the Edgefield County
Hospital for treatment prior to being booked into custody.
Clark continued to make matters worse, according to several police
reports, by threatening doctors who were trying to treat his injury. At
one point Clark turned his body and spat in the face of and Edgefield
Officer, who had to be treated at the Hospital due to the possible
exposure of transmittable diseases.
Clark continued to yell and threaten not only to kill the officers
involved but would hunt them down and kill one's family as well,
After being cleared from the Hospital, Clark was booked into custody on
a charge possession of marijuana and a custody hold for warrants on one
count of assaulting a police officer, two counts of threatening the
life of a public official, resisting arrest and malicious injury to
Had Clark surrendered he would have most likely faced a misdemeanor
charge of malicious injury to personal property. He now faces an
additional four felony charges.
A 7:15 pm request for a booking photo was not provided by the Detention
Center by press time at midnight.
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