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Officer injured during arrest

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Ron Parksey
* McQueen suffers minor injuries, misses no patrol time

A Brazil man was arrested for scuffling with members of local law enforcement Saturday evening.

According to information provided by the Brazil City Police Department, two patrolmen were dispatched to the report of a dispute in the area of 218 North Charles B. Hall around 8:25 p.m., Saturday.

However, while officers were driving to the scene, a white pickup truck caught their attention. Although officers initiated their lights to perform a traffic stop, the driver continued on until he could pull the vehicle into a driveway of a home located on Ashley Street.

Officials confirmed a foot pursuit occurred when the driver ran away from the scene. A third patrolman and two Clay County Sheriff's Department deputies were called to assist.

A few moments later, Ron Parksey, 29, Brazil, was located in the 700 block of North Ashley. Matching the description of the driver, officers reported noticing Parksey was apparently intoxicated, swaying back and forth while breathing heavy and sweating profusely when they approached him.

When asked to stop, Parksey allegedly refused and continued to walk away.

Parksey then allegedly got into a struggle with two BCPD officers as they attempted to subdue him.

Clint McQueen
According to BCPD Police Chief Larry Pierce, Parksey began to yell "police brutality" as he struggled to keep from being taken into custody. Officials confirmed it took all five officers at the scene to control Parksey.

While officers were attempting to question Parksey, two unidentified family members arrived on the scene to talk with the officers. Allegedly still agitated, according to a report filed by the officers at the scene, Parksey began to "pound his head into the window of the patrol car."

In an attempt to stop Parksey from hurting himself, Patrolman Clint McQueen sustained minor injuries to his side and a laceration to his right hand.

Once assured his family members could follow the police officers to the Clay County Justice Center, Parksey got into the police cruiser and was taken to the facility for booking without further incident.

Pierce said McQueen has not missed work because of the minor injuries sustained during the incident, and Parksey, who had no reported injuries, did not require a medical check up at St. Vincent Clay Hospital before being incarcerated.

Parksey was preliminarily charged with public intoxication, disorderly conduct, resisting law enforcement and battery with injury on law enforcement.

Jail officials confirmed to The Brazil Times Tuesday that Parksey has bonded out ($7,000 cash, with 10 percent allowed) to await formal court proceedings. The case file has been turned over to the Clay County Prosecutor's Office for review and formal charging in the matter.

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Good Job , Keep up the Great work! hope he knocked some cents in his head, he'll need it for court.

-- Posted by carebuttonbroke on Tue, May 24, 2011, at 9:23 PM

Wow....I hope he didn't knock "cents" into his head; however, I'm thinking he could use more "sense" for sure.

-- Posted by Bigpappy on Tue, May 24, 2011, at 9:39 PM

If he was an innocent resident of Brazil, then why did he refuse to stop? Upon leaving the vehicle why did he attempt to leave? Why did he fight with the police? Sounds to me like he wasn't that innocent, because most people even if they don't care for the police are at least smart enough to not do the things he did. The police don't go around harassing innocent people, something has to clue them in (behavior, driving ability or lack thereof, etc) sounds to me like they were just doing their job.

Don't get behind the wheel if you have had a few, it's not worth it. Now he will probably have his license suspended for a few months. Not to mention resisting law enforcement, and I'm sure one or two other charges.

Moral of the story, don't do things that are against the law and the police probably won't bother you.

If this sounds harsh, sorry but I'm expected to obey those same laws and I do. So for those who don't I have little sympathy because they know better and choose to violate them anyway.

-- Posted by Localguy1972 on Tue, May 24, 2011, at 10:42 PM

Hope the original complaint they were going to didnt expect a quick response. LOL... But glad they got this guy off the streets.

-- Posted by lifehasitsmoments on Tue, May 24, 2011, at 11:06 PM

Interesting, I don't see DWI listed in the charges, but it should be as that goes on the driving record.

-- Posted by Leo L. Southworth on Wed, May 25, 2011, at 7:59 AM

I believe the article says "preliminary charges". Maybe they will add DUI/DWI to the formal charges after reviewing his BAC, which would have dropped by the time the got him to the Justice Center. And since he did not require medical treatment at the hospital they probably didn't perform a BAC as that requires a blood draw. It doesn't sound like they really had much time to do a field sobriety test on him or maybe he just didn't want to blow into the breathalizer. So, with all that mumbo jumbo, more than likely no DUI/DWI charges....but who knows!

-- Posted by Proud of My Country on Wed, May 25, 2011, at 10:59 AM

He is not a Brazil resident,he lives outside of Brazil. Wonder how he felt having the tables turned on him,having 5 officers take him down. Glad they caught him, but, I am sure he will walk.For some reason he always does when he is in trouble.The things that make you go hhhmmm... Mr.Southworth hopefully the Prosecutor's Office will take a good look and add that charge.JMHO

-- Posted by NYMAMA on Wed, May 25, 2011, at 11:04 AM


"Right, because one little mistake justifies locking someone away forever and them never being able to get a job again? I have seen nothing but idiotic and small minded comments. You people are absolutely ridiculous. I have no clue who this guy even is, but there is no reason to be that harsh."

-- Posted by thistowniscrazy on Tue, May 24, 2011, at 9:52 PM

Posted by you on another article. Yet you make fun of 2 people in your above post? WOW! Pot meet kettle! Not trying to be mean, just sayin'....because if I was trying to be mean, you would definitely know it.

-- Posted by Proud of My Country on Wed, May 25, 2011, at 11:13 AM

Kudos to the family of this "innocent resident" for bonding him out of jail so quickly. Just what he needs, another excuse to add to the long list.

Well done, BPD! My version (if it were me):

In an attempt to stop Parksey from hurting himself, Patrolman Clint McQueen assisted the suspect in slamming his head against the glass, by supporting the suspects neck and allowing him to continue to unconsciousness.

-- Posted by Emmes on Wed, May 25, 2011, at 12:32 PM


I like your version. Just sayin...

-- Posted by NYMAMA on Wed, May 25, 2011, at 1:38 PM

Cops and crankheads.Poorboy's going need a need another "juiced-up"wrecker driver.

-- Posted by Randylee7x on Wed, May 25, 2011, at 2:40 PM

Officer McQueen putting his physical well being on the line for all of us. A true professional...thank you to all the officers across this great state. Clean up the riff-raff!

-- Posted by hoosier01 on Wed, May 25, 2011, at 3:10 PM

Now- Now Yall you know there is always that special kinda(I like how it sounds so don't correct me D.A.) Crazy in our town U.S.A. And of course we're all innocent until we prove were STUPIED!

Heaven forbid this ever happen to any of YALL. After all you cause problems in our neighborhood. And drunk driven "YOU need to call the cops not us"After all it's gonna be a race to see if they can get to you before WE DO!! Don't get me wrong I believe in having a few drinks. But if your gonna get Stupied get a driver or keep your junk home..I'm just sayin...

-- Posted by Cardonia Redneck on Wed, May 25, 2011, at 3:14 PM

Well clint, sounds like it runs in the family.

-- Posted by BWare on Wed, May 25, 2011, at 3:43 PM

I always laugh at people that accuse law enforcement of "singling them out". It makes me wish I were face to face so I could laugh and say "Hey stupid. Stop breaking the law!"

I have no doubt that law enforcement take notice of habitual offenders when they see them. In fact, they may even pay much closer attention to them than other people. But, the key word is "habitual offender". If the police didn't have reason to anticipate you to screw up again, they wouldn't waste their time on you.

-- Posted by Oldtown on Wed, May 25, 2011, at 3:53 PM


You may be the dumbest human being on Earth. If you have proof on your, "alleged" claimes why dont you share it with the rest of the community? Until then, shut your cake hole.

-- Posted by Angry Camel on Wed, May 25, 2011, at 3:57 PM


If you are going to try to act like you are more intelligent than the above idiot, then at least learn how to use correct English.

-- Posted by thistowniscrazy on Tue, May 24, 2011, at 9:44 PM

thistowniscrazy: I'd love it if you'd help me out here! (*sense)????? Are you insinuating that I should have used the word, sense? If so, please reread my post. If not, please get me pointed in the right direction so I can eat my words.

-- Posted by Bigpappy on Wed, May 25, 2011, at 4:42 PM

thistowniscrazy, i understand the different spelling and the meanings. guess you didnt get it. since he will need money(Cents)and dollars to pay court costs.

-- Posted by carebuttonbroke on Wed, May 25, 2011, at 5:02 PM

Well,well,well,BPD shame on you!!! You should have responded to the call about a dispute. Banging his head against the window of the police car that should tell us all something right there. WOW!

-- Posted by NYMAMA on Wed, May 25, 2011, at 7:07 PM

That should say "You should have *not responded".

-- Posted by NYMAMA on Wed, May 25, 2011, at 7:57 PM

two patrolmen were dispatched to the report of a dispute in the area of 218 North Charles B. Hall around 8:25 p.m., Saturday.

what happened about this

-- Posted by carebuttonbroke on Wed, May 25, 2011, at 8:26 PM

OK everyone NAP TIME!!

-- Posted by Cardonia Redneck on Thu, May 26, 2011, at 12:07 AM

clint26m- Hopefully, after your slanderous comment is brought to his attention, Officer Stemm will decide to file a lawsuit against you for your libelous statement. I think you've probably included enough information about yourself for him to identify you. Unfortunately, you probably don't have anything worth suing for. Officer Stemm has done a fine job for several years and anytime an officer goes after drug dealers it is inevitable that they will be accused of wrongdoing.

-- Posted by Unsolicited opinion on Thu, May 26, 2011, at 12:09 AM

thistowniscrazy.....You fit right in don't cha!!!!

Oh yea, I am 100% certain YOU are not God!

-- Posted by Proud of My Country on Thu, May 26, 2011, at 11:30 AM

Parksey began to yell "police brutality"...

Is it just me, or does it sound like this guy has been in & out, and around the legal system long enough to scream foul and make it look like he's innocent?

ALSO... The foolishness of the commentaries speak for their authors MORE than I or anyone else could EVER disparage their content. It amazes me how many people type before thinking!!

"Slander" is the legal term for defamation of character.

Apparently how you keep an idiot busy in Brazil is by logging onto this website and letting them respond to the stories!!

-- Posted by Cy on Thu, May 26, 2011, at 5:06 PM

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