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.READ MORE: Tri-County Health Investigating After Deer Trail School District Parents Claim Mask Mandate Is Being Ignored
Dougherty, 26, was allegedly crashed his scooter while driving drunk at Jefferson High School.READ MORE: 'Shady... Cronyism' At Denver Parks And Rec Says City Council Member
Officers say he fought them when they tried to arrest him.MORE NEWS: Colfax Marathon Returns To The Streets After Pandemic
He was treated at the hospital and is now in police custody.