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East Bay Tavern Patron Twerks Cop, Flees Arrest

A belligerent patron at East Bay Tavern may have allowed pop culture to influence his decisions when he rubbed his rear-end against an officer's crotch Nov. 2 when the policeman asked him to go home without his beer.

EP Patrol Officer Justin M. Ogni was called to the bar at 305 Lyon Ave. to help clear people out of the establishment, and stopped Colin E. Gomes, 22, of 27 Mary Ave., Apt. 3, who was attempting to carry out his drink with him, according to Ogni's report.

When Ogni told him he couldn't walk out with it, the officer reported, Gomes threw the cup on the floor, spilling the drink. Ogni told him to pick up the cup, and throw it out. Gomes picked up the cup and began moving to the trash bin as Ogni followed to make sure he threw it out. 

As Ogni followed Gomes, the patron bent over in front of the officer, moving his buttocks toward the man's groin, making contact. As he did, Gomes said, "Oh, yeah, baby, that's what I'm trying to do," Ogni reported.

Ogni considered that an assault, and attempted to arrest Gomes on the charge, but he resisted arrest, fleeing down Lyon Avenue before Ogni and another officer caught him.

Gomes was charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and assault.  

Brittany Lynne Barbour November 13, 2013 at 02:51 PM
According to this, Gomes caught himself. Lol
2Sheila November 13, 2013 at 04:54 PM
Oh Miley Cyrus what have you done to our younger generation!! Goodbye Hanna Montanna. Hello Criminal Court
Rob Borkowski (Editor) November 13, 2013 at 05:12 PM
Thanks, Brittany - that's fixed now.
Marshall Freeman November 14, 2013 at 12:14 AM
well if the cop wasn't up his ass while he was throwing the cup out he probably would not have gotten "ass-aulted".
Cindy Halpern November 14, 2013 at 02:40 PM
I agree this is assault. If he had done that to a woman, everyone would agree with me. But because it was a cop, people think it's all right to misbehave.

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