From police and court records

An Izard County man found himself behind bars on several charges following a Feb. 19 incident in rural Fulton County. Chad Fry, 34, of Horseshoe Bend, was arrested on Feb. 22 after deputies with the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department responded to the report of a motor vehicle accident on Squirrel Hill Road. The 911 caller stated a male had gotten out of the vehicle and began cursing the caller. Upon arrival, deputies observed an empty vehicle with the suspect appearing to have fled the scene. Deputies verbally called out multiple times in an attempt to lo-cate anyone who might be was hiding. Deputies and emergency personnel located the driver, Fry, and female passenger approximately 20 yards from the vehicle hiding in the wood line. Fry became verbally aggressive with officers and refused to comply with commands to not reach for the knife he stated he had in his pocket. He began reaching for the knife again and resisted the arrest as officers attempted to restrain Fry’s hands behind his back. After a short struggle on the ground, Fry was placed in hand restraints. Once in custody, Fry continued to shout profanities and scream at everyone. He continued being combative after being placed in the patrol vehicle, beating on the inside, windows and doors. At the jail, he continued to fight jail staff, and kicked corrections officer in the genital areas. He also refused to submit to chemical test. Fry was charged by Third Judicial Prosecutor’s office with Second Degree Battery, a Class D Felony; Resisting Arrest, a Class A Misdemeanor; Disorderly Conduct, a Class C Misdemeanor; and Leaving the Scene of an Accident involving Property Dam-age, an Unclassified Misdemeanor. Circuit Judge Tim Weaver set Fry’s bond at $10,000. He posted the bond on Feb. 23 with Triple R Bail Bonds and was given a March 6court date