Sacto 9-1-1
January 24, 2013
Barbell-wielding man allegedly breaks windows of Sacramento fire and police vehicles

Vanthon Som.JPGA man was arrested for allegedly smashing the windows of a Sacramento fire truck and a police car.

Vanthon Som, 32, (pictured) was booked into jail on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, resisting and vandalism.

Fire crews in the 8200 block of Arroyo Vista Drive in South Sacramento called for police help about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. A crime summary notes that prior to police arrival, Som is alleged to have swung a large barbell at a fire truck, breaking windows.

It is further alleged that Som turned his aggression on the first arriving officer, smashing the back window of her patrol car. Som was eventually subdued after officers deployed beanbag rounds and a Taser.

No officers or firefighters were injured. Som was treated for minor injuries.

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