Elsberry Man Facing Felony Charge After Assaulting Callaway County Sheriff’s Deputy

An Elsberry man is being charged by the Callaway County prosecutor after he tried to disarm a Callaway County deputy Sunday morning.

According to deputies they went to the site of a rollover crash on Highway 54 near Route J, near New Bloomfield and found 46 year old Jeremy Blok trying to cross traffic and almost being hit by oncoming traffic.

The sheriff’s office says the deputy attempted to talk with Blok, who then began wrestling with the deputy on the ground.

Then 2 passing motorists stopped to offer the deputy assistance.

Blok is facing charges of resisting arrest and attempting to disarm a peace officer, he is being held without bond at the Callaway County Jail.