Deputy injured in alleged parolee assault - San Diego, California News Station - KFMB Channel 8 - cbs8.com

Deputy injured in alleged parolee assault

Posted: Updated:

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A parolee was behind bars Tuesday on suspicion of assaulting a deputy while being booked into jail for violating parole in another case, authorities said.

Jason Robert Cross, 41, was taken into custody Monday night on suspicion of parole violation and booked into San Diego Central Jail, according to San Diego County sheriff's Lt. Alan Kneeshaw.

While being searched in a cell at the downtown San Diego jail, Cross attacked a deputy, the lieutenant said in a statement.

The deputy suffered an "obvious dislocation of his left ankle" and was later taken to Sharp Grossmont Hospital for treatment, Kneeshaw said.

Other deputies rushed to control Cross and forced him to the ground in the hallway outside the jail cell, Kneeshaw said, noting the jail was put on lockdown for a half-hour following the incident.

Details about Cross' alleged parole violation were not immediately released.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Three-alarm fire at Brown Field

    Three-alarm fire at Brown Field

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:09:14 GMT
    An explosive three-alarm fire engulfed three hangars at Brown Field Tuesday, causing an estimated $700,000 worth of damage and forcing a several-hour closure of the municipal airport's runways. 
    An explosive three-alarm fire engulfed three hangars at Brown Field Tuesday, causing an estimated $700,000 worth of damage and forcing a several-hour closure of the municipal airport's runways. 
  • Lane-splitting is legal, but should it be?

    Lane-splitting is legal, but should it be?

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:08 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:08:47 GMT
    If you've ever been stuck sitting in traffic, you've probably seen motorcyclists cutting through lanes and whizzing by. It's a move called lane-splitting, and while it's potentially dangerous, it's perfectly legal. 
    If you've ever been stuck sitting in traffic, you've probably seen motorcyclists cutting through lanes and whizzing by. It's a move called lane-splitting, and while it's potentially dangerous, it's perfectly legal. 
  • Family of victim prepares to face drunk driver

    Family of victim prepares to face drunk driver

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:07:17 GMT
    A North County family is mourning the loss of a young father as they prepare to face the driver accused of killing him in court. 
    A North County family is mourning the loss of a young father as they prepare to face the driver accused of killing him in court. 
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Midwest Television, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.