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Officers: East Moline man squeezed cop's testicles

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Associated Press

ROCK ISLAND-- An East Moline man's facing charges in Rock Island after authorities say he snatched a police officer's gun and then grabbed and squeezed the officer's testicles.

The Rock Island Argus reports ( ) 60-year-old Edward White Johnson was arrested Tuesday afternoon.

He's being held on $100,000 bond after being charged with felonies for battery and disarming a police officer. He also faces misdemeanors for aggravated assault and disorderly conduct.

A telephone listing for Johnson couldn't be found.

He's set to have a preliminary hearing next week.

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