Donald Ross Collins Jr, 69 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said he beat a police officer with a metal pipe and a lawn chair.

Authorities added that Collins also used his fist and legs to hit the officer who was attempting to take him into custody.

Police stated that the assault occurred after Collins was accused of driving to a home on Lee Street while intoxicated.

Collins is charged with aggravated assault on a police officer, felony obstruction, criminal trespass, simple battery against a police officer and DUI.