Man claiming to be Jesus attacks cops, subdued with ECD

John Witkowski hit one deputy in the chest after telling police he was Jesus


By Police1 Staff

LAKE WORTH, Fla. — A man claiming to be Jesus was subdued with an ECD after attacking deputies.

Police responded to a call Saturday of loud music and a man removing his clothes at an apartment, CBS12 reported. 

When they arrived on the scene, John Witkowski began acting irrational and yelled at deputies.
When they arrived on the scene, John Witkowski began acting irrational and yelled at deputies. (Photo/PBSO)

When they arrived on the scene, John Witkowski began acting irrational and yelled at deputies. He hit a deputy in the chest after he told police he was Jesus. 

Witkowski, 63, continued resisting while being walked out. A deputy deployed his ECD to subdue Witkowski, who hit a deputy with his elbow as he was handcuffed.

He was charged with two counts of battery on a law enforcement officer. 

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