Head butt does not work with officers

Corrections officer suffers pain, redness

You see head butts in sports all the time that go unpunished.

But don’t try that with corrections officers in the city jail, an inmate learned Saturday.

After being arrested by Grandview police for minor in possession and consumption and resting arrest, Jorge Aguilar Diaz, 19, was transferred to the Sunnyside Jail, according to the charging narrative Officer K. Berry wrote for Yakima County Superior Court.

That was when the trouble started, according to the record.

By the time Aguilar Diaz was placed in a cell, he had added third-degree assault to the charges, Berry wrote.

Aguilar Diaz “used his head as a striking weapon,” head-butting the victim identified as Corrections Officer Spence, the record shows.

Aguilar Diaz struggled with Grandview police, he continued to do the same at the Sunnyside Jail until he was subdued and put into a cell, the narrative said.

Corrections officers thought he had calmed down when he sat for moment, the record shows.

But then stood he up and head-butted Spence, according to Berry.

Despite pain and redness to the right temple area, Spence got control of Aguilar Diaz and placed him in the cell, the record shows.


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