Police: Suspect Grabbed at Officer’s Weapon Holster During Struggle

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Police in Stockton say that a burglary suspect didn’t want to be taken down easily Sunday morning.

According to a release from Stockton Police, officers were called to a home near E. Worth Street and Bieghle Alley around 8:30 a.m. after a reported break-in and assault.

Dispatchers were told that the suspect, 25-year-old Jose Diaz, had attacked one of his relatives.

At the scene, officer confronted Diaz and tried to take him into custody. However, Diaz allegedly fought the arresting officers – grabbing at one of the officer’s weapon holster.

Officers were eventually able to get Diaz under control after they used a baton on him.

Diaz now faces burglary and resisting arrest charges.

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