A York County Sheriff’s Deputy was allegedly beat by a man who broke into a Newfield, Maine, home while high on drugs, according to police.
According to necn affiliate WCSH, Trevor Cox, 19, of Lynnfield, Massachusetts, approached the homeowners at their home around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, saying someone was after him.
The homeowners told police he tried to enter the home, but eventually backed off when the family dog growled at him.
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They say Cox then got into a heated argument with two men who approached him and punched his arm through a window, cutting himself. The two men then drove off.
The homeowners called police and a responding officer tried to arrest Cox, but Cox broke free and assaulted the officer.
Cox allegedly continued to attack, even after several Taser hits. He was eventually subdued by a second eputy and arrested for Aggravated Criminal Trespass and Assault on a Police Officer.
The officer was treated for injuries at a local hospital.
Cox is set to be arraigned Tuesday. It’s not clear if he has an attorney.