Posted: Tuesday, 06 December 2011 12:34PM
Fight At Hairball Concert Results In Charges
MANKATO (TEC News) -- A rowdy concert by the coverband "Hairball" at the Verizon Wireless Center has resulted in charges against a Belle Plaine man for with fighting concert goers and police.
Mankato police were called to the downtown civic center just before 11:30 Friday night for a report of a man walking around the dance floor swinging and trying to start fights.
When police arrived they encountered an intoxicated 21-year-old Nicholas Schmidt of Belle Plaine fighting with security and yelling obscenities.
Schmidt fought with police and asked for his father as police tried to handcuff him.
A court complaint says police had to use a "mandibular angle pressure point" hold to try to subdue Schmidt.
1) Obstruct Legal Process-Interfere w/Peace Officer -- Gross Misdemeanor
2) Obstruct Legal Process-Interfere w/Peace Officer -- Misdemeanor
3) Disorderly Conduct-Brawling or Fighting -- Misdemeanor
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