A man came home drunk and threatened to beat up his two children and throw them out the door, then resisted police when they tried to arrest him in Tanapag last week.
Mariano N. Rios, 47, was arrested for assault, disturbing the peace, and resisting arrest. His bail was set at $1,250 cash. Preliminary hearing is on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 9am.
Superior Court Associate Judge David A. Wiseman barred Rios from having any contact with family members and reminded him that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Police detective Melissa Bauleong stated in her report that police officers responded to Tanapag
on Oct. 21 at 7:47pm, after receiving a domestic violence call. The officers learned that Rios had just fled after his wife called the police.
Prior to the incident, Rios arrived home drunk and told his son to turn the lights off. The son, who has disabilities, replied that he could not turn off the lights as he could not walk. Rios then allegedly threatened to punch him and throw him outside the door.
Another son told Rios to just go to sleep but the defendant got mad and also allegedly threatened to punch and throw him outside.
At this juncture, the wife ran to a neighbor's house and called the police.
The wife told police that Rios becomes violent whenever he is drunk.
When the officers spotted Rios east of their house, he refused to be handcuffed and struggled with one officer.