Po­lice use cap­sicum srapy on of­fender

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - NEWS -

PO­LICE used cap­sicum spray to sub­due a man who al­legedly re­sisted ar­rest in a vi­o­lent man­ner on Satur­day. The 26-year-old Ke­warra Beach man was be­ing ar­rested for pub­lic nui­sance on Macrossan St when he al­legedly shoved a po­lice of­fi­cer and had to be re­strained. He was charged with pub­lic nui­sance, ob­struct­ing po­lice and as­sault­ing po­lice. He was taken to a Cairns watch house and is due to face court at a later date.

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