An Upton man was charged with third-degree assault and resisting arrest after he allegedly fought, cursed and spit on a city officer.
Hodgenville officer Brandon Casey responded to a report of a disturbance on Phillips Lane about 1:40 a.m. May 10. When he arrived, he found Christopher Metcalf, 25, near one of the staircases to Taylor Mills Apartments.
The officer attempted to cite Metcalf with alcohol intoxication in a public place. Metcalf allegedly became combative and struggled. The officer used pepper spray to subdue him, according to the citation.