Juvenile faces slew of charges after officers respond to disturbance

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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. - (KNEP) - A juvenile is facing multiple charges after allegedly assaulting two including an officer.

According to the arrest affidavit, officers were called to a home in the 2700 block of West 35th street Thursday. The responding officer heard screams for help while approaching and located a juvenile getting up off the floor by the alleged victim.

At this time, the juvenile allegedly told the officer to taser him. An attempt to subdue him went to no avail and the officer tried to handcuff the individual. In the process, the juvenile allegedly swung a fist at the face of the officer that connected.

After a brief struggle, the teen was apprehended. The victim had noticeable bite marks on his arm and facial bruising. The juvenile allegedly also punched the walls inside as well.

At the hospital the juvenile underwent a preliminary breath test to which his blood alcohol content was reported at .234. He also allegedly told officers that he smoked meth and had $500 dollars-worth of oxycodone in his room.

A search produced two foils testing positive for heroin, a lightbulb pipe that tested positive for meth a baggie filled with residue that is used to crush pills.

The juvenile is facing four counts of possession of a controlled substance, one count of possessing drug paraphernalia, a minor in possession of alcohol, assault on a police officer, resisting arrest and criminal mischief.