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Madison man arrested for resisting an officer

Posted Monday, December 23, 2013 --- 7:27 p.m.

According to the Madison Police Department, a Madison man was arrested for resisting an officer last Tuesday.

Police responded to 211 N. Caroll St., Madison College, for a trespassing complaint. According to a release, there had been several complaints of a man changing in the restroom by students of
Madison College.

Campus Security Officers pointed out a male subject, later identified as Roosevelt Iler, who was said to be heavily intoxicated, and was seated in a toilet stall, police said. The officers told Iler that he needed to gather his belongings, and leave the property.

Iler stated he was going to take his time lacing up his boots, and not only was he not going to identify himself, he had no intention of leaving until he was ready. According to a release, the officer located
jeans on the floor of the bathroom, believing they were the property of Iler, looking for identification. Iler attempted to snatch his jeans from the officer, and he found himself pinned up against a nearby wall.

Iler continued to struggle with the officers, and he was finally taken into custody. Iller, 50, of Madison, was arrested for resisting an officer.


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