3-29-06 - A Bokchito man is behind bars for assaulting an officer. Police say a disturbance call came in Tuesday night pertaining to 45-year old Jeffrey Joiner.
Neighbors at the University Manor Apartments say Joiner forced himself into some units. When Durant authorities tried to arrest him he threatened one officer saying he would kill her family. Once in the patrol car the suspect kicked out the back passenger window.
The officer tried to control him but he kicked her too. She finally was able to detain him after using pepper spray.
Paramedics treated Joiner and the officer on scene.