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Once officers arrived to the apartment at the 6000 block of Louisiana Ave., they found Xavier Christmon, 21, naked and acting like he didn't know where he was at, according to the police records. Christmon, being physically and verbally combative, told police that he was on Xanax, Molly, Marijuana and Ecstasy.
The officer turned his Taser on Christmon when Christmon came at him in an aggressive manor. He continued to resist arrest and was Tasered again. The officer then dry stunned Christmon, (with the cartridge) who gave in and was cuffed.
According to the affidavit, Christmon told the officer as he was holding him down that he had taken bath salts and wanted to eat him, then attempted multiple times to bite him. He was transported to General Hospital without further incident.
Christmon has been transferred to the Davidson County Jail on two misdemeanor charges of assault of an officer and resisting arrest. He is being held on $10,000 bond.
Tuesday, February 12 2013, 06:46 AM CST
Houston brother will be his own attorney in court
June 18, 2013 13:02 GMT
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A Roane County man will face federal gun violation charges next month without an attorney.
The Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/17VlXpM ) reported Rocky Joe Houston will represent himself on a charge of possession of a gun by a felon.
The charge came after Houston earlier represented himself in state court on charges stemming from a police chase. He was convicted of evading arrest and reckless endangerment.
Houston and his brother, Leon Houston, were tried, but not convicted, in the 2006 shooting deaths of a Roane County deputy and his ride-along companion.
In federal court, Rocky Joe Houston is claiming the officer who charged him with the felony had no legal authority.
Information from: Knoxville News Sentinel, http://www.knoxnews.com
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