Struggle at Delaware Amusement Park Lands Man in Jail: Police

Rehoboth Beach Police have arrested a man after he allegedly refused to leave a Delaware amusement park on Friday.

Hank B. Destefano of Pleasant Valley, New York, was arrested for resisting arrest after police responded to a report of a verbal argument at Funland in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Upon arrival, police observed Destefano repeatedly yelling profanity in the presence of families and children, according to investigators.

Police say Destefano acted aggressively toward an officer and threatened to assault him. After appearing to calm down, Destefano then began struggling with the officer after he was placed in handcuffs, officials say.

After being placed into the back seat of the patrol car, Destefano allegedly attempted to kick the rear window out of the car. He was transported to Rehoboth Beach Police Department where he urinated on the floor and repeatedly stomped in it, officials said.

Destefano is charged with resisting arrest, failure to comply, and disorderly conduct. He was committed to Sussex Correctional Institution. 

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