|Published: 8:31 AM, 10/31/2013
||Last updated: 8:32 AM, 10/31/2013
Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
Saturday, Oct. 26, at about 4:50 a.m., Christopher James O'Brien was charged
with assault on an officer after he allegedly kicked a sergeant in the head,
the Cocke County Sheriff's Department reported.
reportedly put in a restraint chair after kicking a door and hitting the walls
in the jail annex's visitation area, Sgt. Jody Ball reported.
threatened Sgt. Ball by telling him when he sees him on the street, he
"would pay", the report stated.
O'Brien in a restraint chair, but he got one of his feet loose and pulled
himself down the hallway of the Jail Annex. When Sgt. Ball went to the hallway
to restrain O'Brien's foot, O'Brien allegedly kicked Sgt. Ball in the head,
according to the report.
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