St. James Man Guilty in Naked Attack of Officer

2 years 10 months 6 days ago September 15, 2013 Sep 15, 2013 Sunday, September 15 2013 Sunday, September 15, 2013 3:48:00 PM CDT in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. CHARLES - A St. James man has been convicted of using a medieval-looking replica weapon with spikes on it to attack an O'Fallon police officer and a woman last year.

Scott M. Davis Jr., 23, was naked during the April 2012 disturbance. On Saturday, a St. Charles County Circuit Court jury recommended a sentence of 10 years for first-degree assault, five years for armed criminal action and 15 years for assaulting a law enforcement officer.

A judge will determine whether to follow the recommendation at a Nov. 4 hearing.

A witness reported that Davis and two others had been using LSD before police were summoned. Davis also was accused of biting and hitting the officer with a Taser handle.

The officer shot Davis in the leg and arm.

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