MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)-- A 59-year-old Cottage Grove man was arrested after threatening another man and a UW-Madison police officer in the UW Hospital Parking ramp Tuesday.
According to UW-Police, they were called to the parking ramp at 12:50 p.m. after a passerby noticed a violent confrontation between two men in the ramp.
Police say Ricky Smith confronted the driver of a car that backed into Smith's vehicle. Smith reportedly grabbed the man's keys and began yelling at him.
According to UW-Police, an officer arrived and Smith became aggressive towards the officer and refused to follow orders. The officer used pepper spray and Smith was taken to a local hospital for minor injuries.
Smith was arrested for resisting an officer and disorderly conduct.