Man puts up fight, officers injured during arrest

COLUMBUS, Ind. (WISH) — Two officers with the Columbus Police Department received minor injuries when they were attempting to arrest a man accused of threatening to kill family members.

On Friday, police responded to the 3800 block of Candlelight Drive around 7 p.m., according to 24-Hour News 8’s partners at The Republic. Sgt. Matt Harris Columbus Police spokesman said the call came in as a man making threats.

When police arrived on scene they found Joshua R. Chiodo, 24, hiding in bushes near the residence. Harris said when police attempted to arrest Chiodo he resisted officers and put up a fight.

Chiodo was arrested and transported to the Bartholomew County jail. He was later released. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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