Police make intimidation, resisting arrest

From Local Sources

Kevin D. Payne

JASPER — Police accused a man of intimidation and resisting law enforcement after a Monday incident in Jasper.

The Dubois County Security Center was called at 11:40 a.m. to assist with a man on work release who had fallen at the Dubois County Community Corrections Center at 257 Brucke Strasse.

The man, Kevin D. Payne, 54, 101 W. Sixth St., Jasper, who was on work release in a case involving resisting law enforcement, had slurred speech, was disrespectful and acting unusually, according to the sheriff’s department.

Memorial Hospital Emergency Medical Services was called to the scene. The sheriff’s department said Payne was belligerent, yelled at EMTs and was uncooperative.

After being taken to the Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center emergency room to be medically cleared, the sheriff’s department said, Payne allegedly threatened to kick a deputy in the face.

Authorities booked Payne into the Dubois County Security Center at 3:09 p.m. on a preliminary Level 6 felony count of intimidation and a preliminary misdemeanor count of resisting law enforcement. He was also accused of violating the terms of his work release agreement.

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