Upset man eludes deputies, is later arrested
Published: Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 5:24 p.m.
Last Modified: Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 5:24 p.m.
McINTOSH — A McIntosh man who Marion County sheriff’s deputies were told was seen breaking windows at his home and later running through a neighbor’s yard screaming on Friday night was arrested by deputies, who had to drag him from underneath a trailer, according to authorities.
At 9:41 p.m., Deputy Mitchell Tucker received a call about a disturbance in the 5400 block of Avenue G in McIntosh and went to the location. On scene, the deputy talked with Joshua Hibbard, who the deputy said appeared to be intoxicated.
Hibbard told the official that he and his wife had been arguing but that he didn’t plan on hurting anyone. The deputy then left the scene.
Minutes later, the deputy received another call about a disturbance at the same location and, arriving on scene, was told by two witnesses that they were asleep when they heard someone screaming and glass breaking. One of the witnesses said she went outside and saw Hibbard breaking the windows at his home and then running through her yard.
Two other deputies, including a K-9 deputy, arrived to search for Hibbard. Spotting the 35-year-old, deputies told Hibbard to stop, but he continued to run and went to a mobile home on Northwest Third Street, deputies said.
Hibbard hid under a trailer and refused deputies’ orders to come out. Hibbard was pulled by a deputy from beneath the trailer and was arrested.
On his way to the Marion County Jail, Hibbard was angry and began to kick and head-butt the cruiser’s doors and windows, deputies said. At one point, Hibbard spat on the deputy, authorities said. Hibbard was eventually secured.
At the jail, Hibbard was charged with disorderly conduct, resisting without violence and battery on a law enforcement official.