HARLINGEN, TX (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — Harlingen police arrested a man after he became confrontational with officers.
On Saturday, June 21st after midnight, police were dispatched to the 1600 block of N. Jade Drive in reference to a domestic dispute.
When the responding officer arrived he made contact with a couple involved in a verbal argument.
The male half of the couple, identified as Mizael Gomez Cantu, 44, was intoxicated and got into a "boxer's stance" challenging the officer to a fight.
The officer called for backup and attempted to calm and detain Cantu who continued to refuse to follow the orders from the officer.
A struggle ensued with Cantu who attempted to pull away from the officer but additional officers were able to secure and arrest him.
During the booking process Cantu was found in possession of cocaine and additional charged.
Cantu was charged with resisting arrest, possession of a controlled substance and having outstanding warrants totaling over $3,000 and given a bond total of $8,000.