Man arrested after drunkenly swearing at police

January 30, 2019

HUNTINGTON—The following information was provided by reports from the Cabell County Sheriff’s Office:

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: A 32-year-old Huntington man was arrested early Sunday morning at Waffle House in Huntington after drunkenly telling an officer “I (expletive) hate you” multiple times, according to reports from the Cabell County Sheriff’s Office.

The encounter happened around 3:50 a.m. when the arrestee parked his vehicle beside the marked police vehicle in the back of the restaurant’s parking lot. The man motioned for the officer to roll his window down to talk, only to launch into profanity-laced declarations.

The officer warned the suspect multiple times about a disorderly conduct offense prior to the arrest, reports state. The man admitted that he had been drinking earlier.

He was arrested on misdemeanor charges and transported to Western Regional Jail. His 2004 Ford Crown Victoria was towed from the lot.

The following information was provided by reports from the Huntington Police Department:

The Huntington Police Department listed eight new incident reports in the 24-hour period ending at 3 p.m. Monday, according to a printout released by the department. However, the individual police reports were not made available, so these are the only known details:

Shoplifting, 3:56 p.m. Sunday, 900 block of 9th Avenue.

Warrant service, 4 p.m. Sunday, 900 block of 8th Avenue Rear.

Destruction of property, grand larceny, 4 p.m. Friday, 1600 block of Florence Avenue.

Runaway juvenile, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, 400 block of 9th Avenue, Guyandotte.

Overdose, 8:49 a.m. Sunday, 1600 block of Madison Avenue.

Hit and run with injury, 2:55 a.m. Sunday, 1600 block of 8th Avenue.

DUI, 3:11 a.m. Sunday, West 11th Street/Washington Avenue.

DUI, 1:18 a.m. Sunday, 800 block of 8th Street.

The following information was provided by booking records at the Western Regional Jail:

Fred Alan Smith, 46, was incarcerated at 12:05 a.m. Monday. Authorities in Lincoin County charged him with trespassing, possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute, and providing false information. Bond was $10,000 cash.

Tyler Dustin Wendell, 29, was incarcerated at 12:20 a.m. Monday. Authorities in Putnam County charged him with breaking and entering a vehicle, false emergency report, and attempted burglary. Bond was $15,000 cash.

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