Deputy’s Finger Bitten Off By Suspect

On Monday, October 23, 2017, at 2:47 a.m., Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at the Belleau Woods Apartments, 14960 Southwest Tracy Ann Court in Aloha. It was reported that 24-year-old Erik Rodriguez-Reyes  was assaulting his pregnant girlfriend.

When deputies arrived, several people in the home were uncooperative and started a physical confrontation with deputies. 

Deputies were attempting to detain Rodriguez-Reyes when he began fighting with them. During the fight, Rodriguez-Reyes bit two deputies, severing the tip of one deputy's index finger. That deputy was taken to a local hospital where he is being treated.

Rodriguez-Reyes was arrested and charged with Assault in the Second Degree, Assaulting a Public Safety Officer (2 counts), Coercion, Kidnapping in the Second Degree, Aggravated Harassment (5 counts), Resisting Arrest, and Harassment.

Francisco Rodriguez-Estrada, the father of Rodriguez-Reyes, was also arrested. Rodriguez-Estrada, 42, was charged with Harassment (3 counts), Interfering with a Peace Officer, and Resisting Arrest.

The injured deputy is not being identified at this time. Mr. Rodriguez-Reyes' girlfriend suffered minor injuries.


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