22-year-old man accused of attacking Avon Lake police officer

22-year-old man accused of attacking Avon Lake police officer
Timothy Laurenzi III

AVON LAKE, OH (WOIO) - A 22-year-old man is behind bars, accused of attacking an Avon Lake police officer.

Avon Lake police said they were called to the Aqua Marine Golf Course on May 4 for a suspect on the roof causing damage to the building.

When officers arrived, they said Timothy Laurenzi III was being held on the ground by two men.

According to police, Laurenzi broke free from the two men and began punching and kicking the officer.

He also allegedly tried to spit on the officer, before being taken into custody.

Laurenzi was charged with assaulting a police officer, aggravated menacing, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct while intoxicated.

He will remain in jail until his court hearing on May 16.

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