ALAMEDA (KPIX 5) — The owner of a newly-opened bar in Alameda is facing charges, after authorities said he bit a police officer in the leg while resisting arrest.
According to police, Mark Strachan was intoxicated when he asked officers about an issue happening outside his new bar, Capone’s Speakeasy.READ MORE: COVID: Fisherman's Wharf In-and-Out Burger Location Temporarily Closed for Not Checking Vax Status
Police said they asked him to move along, but after noticing how drunk he was, officers tried to place him under arrest. Strachan reportedly resisted and instead bit an officer in the leg.READ MORE: Tearful Memories Linger 30 Years After Deadly Oakland Hills Firestorm
Officers were eventually able to arrest Strachan.
The bar owner is charged with resisting arrest and battery on a police officer.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Phish Fan Injured After Being Fallen On at SF Chase Center Concert Describes Brush with Death
Capone’s Speakeasy could also have its alcohol license revoked.