Man charged with assaulting female and police

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) A Juneau man faces multiple counts of assault after a domestic dispute.

    Bennett Tackett, 41, allegedly beat the woman and fought with police officers before he was tased.

    Charges include assault in the third degree, assault in the fourth degree and resisting arrest.

    Police said they responded to the report of a disturbance in the 9200 block of Cinema Drive and found the man on top of the female assaulting her.

    Officers entered the apartment after they heard yelling from inside the unit.

    The female was transported by Capital City Fire Rescue to Bartlett Regional Hospital for treatment.  Bennett was also treated at the hospital for injuries he sustained while fighting with officers.  One officer reported a hand injury during the fight with Bennett.

    Bennett was held without bail at Lemon Creek Correctional to await a court appearance


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