Man arrested after allegedly tackling La Grange police officer at carnival
LA GRANGE – A La Grange man is being held on $5,000 bond at Cook County Jail after he allegedly tackled and injured a La Grange police officer during the Ahhh! La Grange Carnival on Friday night.
About 8:45 p.m., witnesses told police that Martel Aguilar, 20, of the 900 block of La Grange Road, allegedly was making lewd comments, touching women inappropriately and attempting to recruit others to fight police. Police asked Aguilar to leave, but he returned, according to police reports.
As police went to take Aguilar into custody, he attempted to flee the area and tackled an officer in the legs, police said.
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