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 Vaccines: San Francisco Still Set On Vaccinating All Residents By June, 66% Have Received At Least 1 Dose
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: UPDATE: Early Morning Looting Caravan Targets Stores In Emeryville, Oakland; One Suspect Arrested
Officers were eventually able to arrest Strachan.
The bar owner is charged with resisting arrest and battery on a police officer.MORE NEWS: Pleasanton Police Request Help Finding Missing 10-Year-Old Girl
Capone’s Speakeasy could also have its alcohol license revoked.