Drunk man accused of spitting on Mentor Police Officer

Drunk man accused of spitting on Mentor Police Officer
Gerald Stokley (Source: Mentor Police)
Gerald Stokley (Source: Mentor Police)

MENTOR, OH (WOIO) - Police say a drunk man pushes a mall security guard and also spits on a Mentor Police Officer.

It happened around four p.m. Tuesday at the Great Lakes Mall.

Officers were called to the mall for a belligerent man.

Officers say Gerald Stokley, 46, of Painesville, was causing a disturbance when mall security approached him near Firestone.

Stokley allegedly pushed a security guard and was yelling obscenities.

Officers arrested him for disorderly conduct and assault.

Once back at the jail he allegedly threatened to kill an officer and then he spit on another.

Stokley was then additionally charged with aggravated menacing and felony harassment by inmate.

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