Midland County fugitive charged with assaulting OPD officer

A man was arrested on a warrant last week, then charged with assaulting a public servant after head butting an officer at the jail, an Odessa police release states.

Jeramy David Stone, 35, was arrested April 13 and ultimately charged with third-degree-felony assault on a public servant, misdemeanor resisting arrest and misdemeanor evading arrest or detention on a warrant.

The release states Stone was pulled over for a traffic stop that afternoon after running a red light in Odessa, before he was placed into custody for a warrant out of Midland County on a charge of resisting arrest. The release states then, at the jail, Stone became irate and non-compliant and lunged forward and head butted an OPD officer in the forehead.

Stone resisted officers but was eventually brought under control and later turned over to Ector County Law Enforcement Center personnel, the release states. The OPD officer sustained swelling on his forehead and visible red marks as a result of the incident, according to the release.