Man Allegedly Head-Butts Cop

By Ben Manning |

Published 06/14 2014 10:30PM

Updated 06/14 2014 10:32PM

SNOW SHOE TOWNSHIP, CENTRE COUNTY - Police say a Clearfield County man head-butted an officer and tried to take his gun.

It allegedly happened early around 4:00 Saturday morning after a DUI stop. State police say they stopped Gary Jasper on State Route 53 in Snow Shoe Township, Centre County.

They were taking the 35 year old Winburne to the hospital under suspicion of DUI when he allegedly tried to hang himself with the seatbelt in the cruiser. When police tried to stop him, they say he tried to grab one of the trooper's gun and then head-butted him.

Police got him under control and took him to hospital. He's now in the centre county correctional institute.

The trooper suffered minor injuries.

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