Police: Throwing brick, threatening cops with broomstick ends in arrest

Juan Manuel Marroquin // Brownsville Police Department

A 53-year-old man is behind bars after authorities say he threatened officers with a broom stick and threw a brick at them when they were responding to a call.

Juan Manuel Marroquin was arrested in connection to the crime after authorities were dispatched to his sister TMs house in reference to a disturbance call in Brownsville.

Marroquin was asked to leave, but he alleged refused to do so and became combative.

The thrown brick ended up hitting on of the police cars and no one was injured, according to Brownsville police.

Marroquin was arrested and charged in connection to the alleged crime.

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