Deputy Wiegardt and K-9 “Ciko” contacted the suspect in question. Deputy Wiegardt advised the suspect that he was under arrest for the warrants. The deputy attempted to place wrist restraints on the suspect and the suspect resisted. The suspect also started to reach into his left pocket. The suspect broke free and began to flee. The suspect was warned that the K-9 would be deployed.
The suspect disregarded the warning. Deputy Wiegardt deployed K-9 “Ciko” and after a short chase, the K-9 apprehended the suspect.
The suspect was identified as Daniel K. Baldwin, age 52, of Westport. Baldwin was placed under arrest and transported to the hospital for minor wounds to his hand and forearm. After being treated, Baldwin was booked into the Pacific County Jail for resisting arrest and outstanding warrants