EDGEWATER, Colo. (CBS4) – An officer is in critical condition after he suffered a medical emergency while trying to arrest a suspect.

Corporal Michael Nesbitt, of the Edgewater Police Department, suffered cardiac arrest while trying to take Connor Michael Dougherty into custody Friday.

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Dougherty, 26, was allegedly crashed his scooter while driving drunk at Jefferson High School.

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Connor Dougherty (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office)

Officers say he fought them when they tried to arrest him.

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He was treated at the hospital and is now in police custody.