Man Urinates on X-Ray Machine and Officers After Being Arrested

Raymond E. Lawhorn, 34, was arrested in Gainesville for driving without a license.

A man who was arrested for driving without a license urinated on an X-ray machine and a detention officer, authorities said.

Raymond E. Lawhorn, 34, was driving in Gainesville Sunday and hit a curb with his right front tire, The Gainesville Sun reported.

Lawhorn tried to make a turn, almost hit a median and came close to hitting a marked police car, the report said.

When he was stopped, he told the Gainesville Police that he did not have a license because it had been revoked, the report said.

But it was when he was taken to the Alachua County jail that Lawhorn began urinating in public. According to the report, he urinated on the floor, the X-ray machine and an officer.

He refused to be arrested and officers had to place him on the ground to handcuff him. He faces charges of battery on detention staff, resisting arrest without violence, and driving while license revoked.

Lawhorn was later released on $10,000 bond. It wasn’t immediately known if he had an attorney.

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