Police: Schroon Lake man bites state trooper in leg

Posted at: 12/31/2012 12:00 PM
Updated at: 12/31/2012 12:01 PM
By: AP

SCHROON, N.Y. (AP) - State police say a 47-year-old Schroon Lake man has been charged with assault after he bit a trooper who had responded to a domestic dispute report at a home in the Adirondacks.

Officials tell NewsChannel 13's media partners at The Post-Star that troopers went to a home in the Essex County town of Schroon around 8 p.m. Saturday for a complaint of domestic strife.

Police say 47-year-old Raymond Smith resisted efforts to take him into custody, and he bit one of the troopers in the leg. The injury wasn't serious, but Smith was charged with assault, along with resisting arrest, criminal mischief and obstructing governmental administration.

He's being held in the Essex County Jail for lack of bail. It couldn't be determined if he had a lawyer.

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