An Adel man and a Perry man were arrested for disorderly conduct Wednesday afternoon when their screaming and shoving was reported to the Perry Police Department.
John Timothy Hickman Jr., 50, of 1811 Fifth St., Perry, was charged with disorderly conduct-fighting or violent behavior.
Ryan Charles Proctor, 36, of 25919 330th Court, Adel, was charged with disorderly conduct-fighting or violent behavior and interference with official acts.
The alleged altercation occurred about 4:30 p.m. in the 1300 block of Willis Avenue.
According to court records, witnesses said they heard and saw Hickman and Proctor allegedly “yelling and cursing” at one another in the parking lot, and Hickman “was seen on video footage, pushing the other subject in the chest area with his hands.”
Hickman admitted to pushing Proctor, according to court records.
In addition, Proctor allegedly interfered with official acts when he “refused to listen” to a Perry Police Department Officer’s verbal request to separate himself from Hickman. Proctor also allegedly “refused to produce identification” and “tensed his body and resisted” being restrained in handcuffs and “resisted getting into the back” of the officer’s patrol vehicle.
Hickman was cited and released at the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. He is scheduled to appear April 23 in Dallas County District Court.
Proctor was cited and released at the Perry Police Department at 908 Willis Ave. He is scheduled to appear April 24 in Dallas County District Court.
Proctor was convicted of harassment of a public officer/employee in 2008 in Hardin County District Court. He was convicted of disorderly conduct-fighting or violent behavior in 2004 in Dallas County District Court.
*A criminal charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.