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Jasper County man injures 5 officers during arrest

A Jasper County man injured five officers during the process of his arrest Sunday, according to deputies.

Posted: Mar 5, 2019 12:55 PM
Updated: Mar 5, 2019 1:02 PM

JASPER COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — A Jasper County man injured five officers during the process of his arrest Sunday, according to deputies.

On March 3, officers tried to stop a man for a traffic violation near the School Crossing Market Shopping Center in Wheatfield. R.J. Kosik, 41, fought with deputies and injured three officers while being arrested.

Police said Kosik was trying to grab two knives while he was being arrested. Police took him into custody where be became aggressive with corrections officers. The sheriff's office says he injured two officers while inside the jail.

Deputies said Kosik was in possession of Methamphetamine. He is facing the following preliminary charges:

Possession of Methamphetamine

Battery on a Public Official

Resisting Law Enforcement While Armed with a Death Weapon

Driving While Suspended

Disorderly Conduct

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