Sulphur Springs Police responding to a disturbance complaint late Tuesday night found one man “foaming at the mouth” in the street, according to arrest reports.
Police were dispatched about 11:45 p.m. May 14 to Como Street at Freeman Street , where two males were reported to be in the street, having some sort of altercation, possibly fighting.
Upon arrival, officer reported seeing a 26-year-old Sulphur Springs man “acting very erratically.” In arrest reports, the arresting officer alleged the man was “foaming at the mouth, covered in sweat, and making very erratic movements.” The man allegedly admitted to smoking marijuana. The officer, in the arrest reports, said he believed the man “was not in a stable condition to be left in a public place.”
The other man involved in the disturbance allegedly claimed the 26-year-old wouldn’t leave him alone. He claimed the other man had been walking behind him, following him down the street in an attempt to provoke a physical fight, and he’d been unsuccessful in getting away from him, police noted in arrest reports.
The arresting officer, in arrest reports, said he believed the 26-year-old Sulphur Springs man to be a danger to himself and/or others and took him to jail for public intoxication. He had been released from custody by Wednesday afternoon, according to jail reports.