Naked man guilty of attacking officer with medieval-looking weapon

Naked man guilty of attacking officer with medieval-looking weapon

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by Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on September 17, 2013 at 10:32 AM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 17 at 11:50 AM

O'FALLON, Mo. -- A man has been convicted of using a medieval-looking replica weapon with spikes on it to attack an officer and a woman.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 23-year-old Scott M. Davis Jr. was naked during the April 2012 disturbance. On Saturday, a St. Charles County Circuit Court jury recommended a sentence of 10 years for first-degree assault, five years for armed criminal action and 15 years for assaulting a law enforcement officer.

A judge will determine whether to follow the recommendation at a Nov. 4 hearing.

A witness reported that Davis and two others had been using LSD before police were summoned. Davis also was accused of biting and hitting the officer with a Taser handle.

The officer shot Davis in the leg and arm.

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