Officers Injured While Arresting Man In Goshen Disturbance

Kelly Jendeski

GOSHEN (KFSM) — Local police officers are recovering from injuries after being attacked by a suspect late Thursday night (June 14).

Goshen police said they responded to a disturbance call at the Twin Bridges Apartments about 10:30 p.m.

According to police, Kelly Jendeski, 36, came outside and charged at the officers. Police tasered Jendeski twice with no effect. Instead, Jendeski pulled out the probes and continued fighting.

Washington County Sheriff’s deputies and Elkins Police assisted in the arrest.

It took nine officers to subdue Jendeski, police said. Three officers received non life-threatening injuries.

According to Washington County Detainee Information page Jendeski was arrested for second degree battery, resisting arrest, public intoxication, disorderly conduct and contempt of court.