Arrest made after man threw something in an officer’s face

VINCENNES, Ind. (WTHI) – One Lawrence County man faces charges in Vincennes after an early morning incident.

Vincennes Police arrested Douglas Rutkowski Tuesday morning after police say he threw something in an officer’s face and took off running.

It happened near 12th and Perry Streets and officers caught him a short time later.

Rutkowski faces charges including obstruction of justice and possession of a syringe.

He is being held in the Knox County jail.

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