DENVER (CBS4) – A man accused of biting and attempting to disarm a Denver police officer has been formally charged.
According to Lynn Kimbrough with the district attorney’s office, Chase Vasic, 21, has been charged with second-degree assault, criminal attempt to disarm a peace officer, and driving under the influence.READ MORE: With Face Masks No Longer Mandated For Those Who Are Vaccinated, Business Owners Navigate Uncertainty
Kimbrough said last Wednesday Vasic rear-ended another vehicle at the intersection of 15th Street and Delgany Street in LoDo.
“The charges allege that Vasic became upset and combative, and tried to attack and disarm the responding officer after the officer noted evidence that Vasic had been drinking,” Kimbrough said in a statement.READ MORE: COVID In Colorado: Governor's Office Lifts Face Mask Mandate For Those Who Are Vaccinated
Vasic allegedly bit the officer on the hand during the incident.MORE NEWS: COVID In Colorado: Excitement Builds As Children Ages 12-15 Begin To Get Pfizer Vaccine
Vasic was released on a $10,000 bond. He’s scheduled to appear court on June 29 for his second advisement on the charges.