Fight with cops ends with jail

'Suspicious' person call at alternative school ends with fight, tasers and multiple charges

A Fairhope man was transported to the Escambia County Detention Center in Brewton Tuesday afternoon following a struggle and fight with four Flomaton police officers, who also tased the suspect twice.

William Christopher Crooks, 58, was charged with aggravated assault on a police officer, resisting arrest, criminal trespassing and failing to obey a police officer and disorderly conduct.

Police Chief Dane NeSmith said the school resource officer, who had already left campus, called the police department at 4:14 p.m. in reference to someone parked outside the alternative school who was harassing...

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