KEELER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A man who was already wanted on outstanding warrants out of Missouri faces additional charges after allegedly assaulting a woman and fighting Van Buren County sheriff’s deputies.
Around 12:40 a.m. on March 3, deputies responded to Keeler Township, southeast of Hartford, on a domestic assault complaint.
After speaking to a female victim, the spotted suspect Jared Sinclair on walking in the 78000 block of 60th Street. Deputies interviewed Sinclair, who was then arrested and handcuffed.
Somehow, Sinclair slipped the cuffs from behind to in front of him, at which point, deputies said, he became combative while in the back of their cruiser. While headed to the jail, Sinclair became even more combative, kicking at the windows of the cruiser, according to the sheriff’s office. Deputies pulled over.
Sinclair then allegedly spit in the face of one of the deputies.
He was removed from the cruiser to be recuffed, at which point he starting kicking and fighting deputies. They soon regained control of him and cuffed him again.
One deputy sustained minor injuries, was treated at Bronson Lakeview Hospital and then released. Sinclair was not hurt.
Sinclair, 21, was already wanted on outstanding warrants out of Randolph and Macon counties in Missouri for failure to appear on a narcotics possession charge and third-degree domestic assault, respectively. He was jailed in Van Buren County on charges of domestic assault, resisting and obstructing police, assaulting a police officer, and his outstanding warrants from Missouri.
Extradition to Missouri is pending, according to the sheriff’s office.