Sacto 9-1-1
November 13, 2012
Man arrested for chemical spraying of Sacramento police

A man was arrested on suspicion of assault with caustic chemicals after spraying fire extinguishers at Sacramento police officers.

Police said that Austin Turner, 27, illegally entered the break room of a business on College Town Drive, near Howe Avenue and Highway 50. When police arrived about 5:45 a.m. Monday he refused to come out.

Instead, Turner used two fire extinguishers to spray at officers through a bottom door vent. Eventually, officers were able to get inside and take Turner to Sacramento County Jail.

He was booked on suspicion of chemical assault, burglary and resisting arrest.

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