Maurice Wade, 29, locked himself in his car and belligerently refused to comply with the demands of officers who stopped him on Orchard Street near Colfax Avenue after the near-miss, Detective Lt. Robert Bracken said.
The standoff “continued for a considerable amount of time” before an officer smashed the passenger-side window with a baton, Bracken said.
Wade resisted, and a lengthy struggle followed before he was subdued, the lieutenant said.
Two officers sustained minor injuries in the struggle, Bracken said, adding that a tactical knife was found in the car.
Police charged Wade with resisting arrest, making terroristic threats against the officers, obstruction and possession of drugs, paraphernalia and a weapon.
Wade was later released pending further court action.
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