GOLD CANYON — A Gold Canyon man is facing arrest after allegedly entering a neighbor’s home and trying to help himself to a beer.
According to Pinal County Superior Court records, Kent D. Johnson, 54, is charged with aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, aggravated assault attempting to take a law enforcement officer’s weapon, disorderly conduct, preventing the use of a telephone and resisting arrest.
At 10:25 a.m. on May 11, Pinal County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of a potential domestic situation in the 10400 block of East Superstition Range in Gold Canyon.
A man at the home said Johnson had allegedly walked in and gone to the refrigerator for a beer. Instead of a beer, Johnson allegedly pulled out a bottle of ketchup.
When the homeowner pointed out that Johnson was holding a bottle of ketchup and not a beer, Johnson allegedly cursed at him and flung the plastic ketchup bottle on the ground. The bottle popped open and sprayed ketchup all over the kitchen.
When the homeowner tried to call 911, Johnson allegedly took the phone away. Johnson then allegedly left the home but came back later to sit on the couch.
Deputies noted that Johnson appeared to have some mental health issues. He allegedly told one deputy he had a squid in his ear.
When deputies attempted to take Johnson into custody, he fought with them and attempted to grab one deputy’s stun gun. He also grabbed the leg of one deputy and injured the deputy’s finger. Deputies had to use a stun gun to take him into custody.