Wareham Police Officer Assaulted

Wareham PD/Violent Struggle

1/29/19

Wareham Police responded Friday night to a residence for the report of a suicidal person.

Upon arrival, Officers Jennifer Braley and Joseph Cardoza determined that the individual was barricaded in the house.

The officers had to force their way into the home and a violent struggle ensued where Officer Braley was kicked several times in the chest and dragged to the ground before the individual could be subdued.

The unidentified person was taken to Tobey Hospital for evaluation and will be summonsed to Wareham District Court charged with assault and battery on a police officer.

Officer Braley also went to the hospital where she was treated for minor injuries and released.

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