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Police said Anthony Ponzi, 21, was slurring his speech, yelling and was foaming at the mouth at the scene. As officers attempted to speak with Ponzi, police said he coughed and spit in the officers’ faces while claiming he had COVID-19.
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He is 21 years old.
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Police spoke to the accident victim, a 29-year-old man, who told police that Ponzi was traveling the wrong way in Wolcott and crashed into him. He told police that Ponzi got out of the vehicle and started shoving and kicking the man. Ponzi was charged with two counts of aggravated assault against a police officer, two counts of resistance to arrest, assault, driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, and driving with an expired license. It is unknown at this time if officers were screened for COVID-19.
CPD officers while claiming he had COVID-19.
A 21-year-old man, Wilmette, was arrested Sunday after police said he coughed in the faces of CPD officers while claiming he had COVID-19. Just before 8 a.m., police were dispatched to the 7400 block of North Wolcott Avenue on the report of a disturbance in a traffic accident.
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Ponzi was placed into custody and was transported to St. Francis, where he reportedly told hospital staff he did not have the virus.