Lawrence police arrested a 28-year-old Lawrence man for theft and obstruction of legal process and a 23-year-old Lawrence man for battery and obstruction of legal process after an altercation at Fuzzy’s Taco’s, 1115 Mass., at 2 a.m. Saturday.
Lawrence police Sgt. Anthony Brixius said officers responded to a call from restaurant employees that a man inside the restaurant had shoved patrons and stolen food. The officers were in the process of apprehending the suspect when another man came up and attempted to wrestle the police officers to free him. An altercation ensued with two police officers sustaining minor injuries. Officers subdued both men and arrested the second man for battery and obstruction of legal process.
The Journal-World generally does not name suspects unless they are formally charged.