Police: Man struck officers, resisted arrest

Christopher Dornblaser

Police say a York City man pulled his pants down partially to a woman, and when they tried to speak with him he resisted arrest, making them Taser him to take him into custody.

Davarr Anthony Sharif Hagans, 27, of 449 Juniper St., is charged with aggravated assault, institutional vandalism, resisting arrest and harassment, documents state.

On Feb. 9, at around 11 p.m., York City Police were called to the 500 block of West Market Street for a lewd conduct call, documents state. Police say a woman told them that an unknown man, later identified as Hagans, approached her twice and pulled down his jeans partially while she attempted to unlock her front door. She identified the man as he was walking eastbound on that same block, documents state.

Police say they drove up and stopped Hagans and asked him his name, which he responded to by giving them a blank stare. The officer then asked Hagans what had happened with the woman, and he said "Nothing, I didn't do nothing, I'm going to pick up Chuck," documents state.

Hagans started walking away and when the officer told him to stop, he began to run, documents state. Police say the officer caught up with him at 422 W Market St., where Hagans began actively resisting him. He was told multiple times to stop resisting, and he kept telling the officer things like "You're looking for my brother Chuck," "Don't you know Amir," and "You done f--ked up," as well as additional "gibberish," according to charging documents.

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Davar Hagans

During the struggle, Hagans was swinging his elbows and fists at the officer who was trying to arrest him, striking him on the forehead above his right eye, causing a small cut, police said. More officers arrived and were able to get Hagans on the ground, where he continued to resist and fight them, and police had to deploy a Taser twice in an attempt to get his hands behind his back and in handcuffs, documents state.

Even after Hagans was in handcuffs, he continued to struggle as he was placed against a police cruiser, causing a medium-sized dent in the vehicle and drawing the institutional vandalism charge, police said.

Police say they eventually got Hagans into the back of the police car, and he was taken to York Hospital for treatment. Following treatment, he was taken to central booking, where his four outstanding warrants were served, documents state.

Hagans remains in York County Prison after being unable to post $10,000 bail.

— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at cdornblaser@yorkdispatch.com.