A Florida man who was upset with an elderly woman's parking job was arrested for disturbing the peace after he yelled profanities at the woman then resisted officers, police said.
Michael Dean Arnold, 55, was arrested on several charges after the argument at a Sebastian post office on Feb. 14 got a bit out of hand, according to a Sebastian Police arrest affidavit obtained by TCPalm.com.
According to the report, officers spotted the woman running across a street yelling "he's following me," while Arnold walked behind her yelling obscenities.
The officers separated the two, and Arnold told them that when he arrived at the Main Street Post Office, the woman was partially parked in the handicapped parking space, the report said.
Arnold said he told the elderly woman, “nice parking job,” and she told him to kiss her (buttocks). He then told the woman to (fellate him), the report said.
According to the report, Arnold said the woman got in her car and he followed her.
Arnold was very loud and was told several times to lower his voice, and he told the officers they should arrest the woman, the report said.
Officers tried to explain that rudeness was not grounds for arrest, and that parking offenses need to be observed by law enforcement," the report said.
“Well then you tell that (reference to the female genitalia) to not park in the handicap spot,” he yelled loudly, officers reported.
When the officer attempted to arrest Arnold for disturbing the peace, Arnold pulled away in a fighting stance, with his hands up in an aggressive manner, the report said.
One of the officers drew a Taser, and ordered him to turn around and place his hands behind his back.
Arnold refused, and was "assisted to the ground" by the accompanying officer who was struck in the chest by Arnold, causing the shoulder microphone to fall off his uniform, the report said. The officer was also cut in the left hand by Arnold’s watch.
Arnold was charged with breach of peace, resisting an officer with violence, and battery on a law enforcement officer.
He was being held without bond and it was unknown whether he had an attorney.