Police: Drunken vandal punches York City cop

  • A Baltimore man is accused of punching a cop after he was arrested over the weekend.
  • Daymon Farrare, 27, is charged with aggravated assault.
  • He was remanded to York County Prison in lieu of $50,000 bail.

A drunk Baltimore man damaged a window at a York City bar, and once he was placed under arrest, he punched a York City Police officer, according to police.

Daymon Montray Farrare, 27, of Arborview Road, is charged with aggravated assault, criminal mischief, public drunkenness and resisting arrest.

Police say Farrare fled from the White Rose Bar and Grill after he punched a window in the early morning hours of Sunday, Aug. 13.

Daymon Farrare


Incident: Police were sent to the White Rose Bar and Grill at 48 N. Beaver St. just before 2 a.m. for a report of a man punching and damaging a window while drunk, court documents state.

Security at the bar told police that Farrare was becoming "highly intoxicated" inside the bar and refused to pay his bill. He became aggressive and was escorted outside, according to police.

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Once outside, police say Farrare punched the front window of the bar, which broke the window and the neon bar sign. He then fled, according to charging documents.

The staff at the bar told police the damage was valued at more than $1,000.

Farrare was later found and detained at West Market Street and South Pershing Avenue, documents state.

Arrest: When police found him, three other people were trying to calm him down, and when he did not calm down, they detained him, police said. 

Farrare was found with a laceration to his hand, and police say he was "highly intoxicated."

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When police were taking him to central booking, he punched a York City officer and then fought three deputies, documents allege.

Police say he injured an officer's hand, and he shoved a sergeant into a wall. Four people were required to restrain Farrare, court documents state.

The officer went to York Hospital for treatment.

Farrare was arraigned on the charges later that morning, and he was remanded to York County Prison in lieu of $50,000 bail.

His preliminary hearing is scheduled for 2 p.m. Aug. 23 at District Judge Joel Toluba's office.

— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at cdornblaser@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @YDDornblaser.