Pa. medic knocked out by man on synthetic marijuana

Police used a Taser to subdue the man, who kicked a medic in the head and punched and bit officers


The Morning Call

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — A man overdosed on synthetic marijuana early Saturday in Allentown and then fought with emergency responders, knocking out a paramedic with a kick to the head and punching and biting police officers, according to court records.

Angel Villafane-Guzman, 35, of the 500 block of North Mohr Street in Allentown, stopped fighting only after an Allentown officer used his Taser to subdue him, according to court records.

Villafane-Guzman was charged with three counts of aggravated assault, simple assault and harassment and one count each of resisting arrest, public drunkenness and disorderly conduct. He was arraigned by District Judge Wayne Maura and sent to Lehigh County Jail under $75,000 bail.

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