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Man allegedly scuffles with Hemet officers, threatens them with brick


Last updated 11/21/2017 at Noon

A 34-year-old man was arrested today for allegedly threatening Hemet police officers with a wrench, then a brick, when they confronted him while investigating a trespassing complaint.

Antonio Smith of Hemet was arrested on suspicion of resisting arrest and using violence against a peace officer. He's being held in lieu of $10,000 bail at the Smith Correctional Facility in Banning.

According to Hemet police Lt. Eric Dickson, officers were called to the 300 block of Kirby Street about 12:30 p.m. to investigate reports of several men trespassing on private property.

Smith was among the susp...

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