The victim told police Berry lives in the basement while he lives on the ground floor. The victim was watching TV Sunday evening when his roommate slapped him across the face and then choked him. Berry also allegedly hit the man in the ribs with the handle of a knife, the report said. The victim declined to medical treatment, but wanted to press charges.
Officers attempted to arrest Berry, but he refused to comply and began screaming at officers. Berry was eventually taken to the ground by police officers, but continued to resist, the report said. Officers used pepper spray to place Berry in handcuffs, the report said.
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