Derek LC Reynolds, 32 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said he struck a police officer in the face while being taken into custody for trespassing.

Police stated that Reynolds, while intoxicated, went to a home on Crane Street in which he had been told to stay away from. After police arrived and began to take Reynolds into custody he became boisterous and then proceeded to hit the officer in the face.

Reynolds is charged with public drunk, criminal trespass and obstruction of a police officer.