Motorcyclist accused of injuring two officers, grabbing officer’s Taser

ELKHART, Ind. -- A man was arrested following a traffic stop at Main and Marion streets Saturday night, according to Elkhart Police.

An officer approached the intersection of Main and Marion and saw a man with a motorcycle and the battery had fallen off the motorcycle.

The officer learned the suspect had an active warrant.

When the officer attempted to take the man into custody, he began resisting officers, reports said.

The motorcyclist, 27-year-old Zachary Loomis, allegedly cut one officer’s thumb and caused another officer’s mouth to bleed, reports said.

Loomis also grabbed for the officer’s Taser.

When Loomis was taken into custody, officers located methamphetamine and marijuana, reports said.

Loomis was taken into custody on preliminary charges of battery against a public safety officer, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia, disarming a law enforcement officer, and resisting law enforcement.

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