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Assault On A Police Officer Arrest, APD News Release Case #16-1199

ASHLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT
NEWS RELEASE
  
 
Contact:  Deputy Chief Warren Hensman                                                 Released:  10/18/16
Phone: 541.482.5211                                                                             Case Number: 16-1199
 

ASSAULT ON A POLICE OFFICER ARREST
 
On 10/18/16, David Jon Dickerson (40) AKA - Auram, was arrested by United State Marshals in Northern California and is currently lodged at the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on the following charges:
 
Assaulting a Public Safety Officer Robbery in the First Degree Robbery in the Second Degree Unlawful Use of a Weapon
Attempt /Assault in the Second Degree Menacing
Resisting Arrest
Interfering with a Peace Officer
 
The arrest stems from a May 6th incident where Dickerson refused to identify himself after an officer contacted him in Lithia Park for smoking marijuana.  Dickerson tried to leave the area and when the officer tried to stop him, a fight ensued. During the fight the officer was punched in the face and dropped his flashlight.  Dickerson picked up the flashlight and charged the officer.  Even though Dickerson was tased, he was able to break free from the Taser prongs and escaped.
 
Dickersonís arrest was a joint effort between the Ashland Police Department, the USMS Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force-Medford Office and the San Francisco USMS Fugitive Task Force.
 
 
 David Jon Dickerson (40) AKA - Auram​
 
 
 
 
Ashland Police Department  
1155 East Main Street,
Ashland, Oregon 97520 ∙ (541) 488-2211
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