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Arlington Hts. man charged with battery, resisting arrest

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By Daily Herald report

An Arlington Heights man was charged Saturday with battery and resisting arrest after Prospect Heights police said he was combative with officers.

Mitchell Wiberg, 23, of the 300 block of South Gibbons Avenue was released from the Prospect Heights police station after posting 10 percent of his $1,500 bail.


Police Sgt. Jerry Coglianese said the department received a report at about 2:20 a.m. Saturday that Wiberg was intoxicated and wouldn't leave a music venue in the 1200 block of North Rand Road.

Coglianese said that since Wiberg hadn't committed a crime at that point, Prospect Heights police gave him a ride to his Arlington Heights home. When officers went to remove him from the squad car, however, Wiberg "became combative and started a struggle."

Officers attempted to use a Taser on Wiberg, but the stun gun failed. Officers from Arlington Heights and Prospect Heights responded to a request for backup and found the empty squad car and a struggle in the backyard.

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