Kirksville Man Charged with Assaulting Officers

Charges have been filed against a local man accused of assaulting law enforcement officers in Kirksville. 19-year-old Aaron Wallace, was charged on Tuesday with two counts of second degree assault and one count of disarming an officer in the performance of his duties. Wallace had been arrested in December for first degree property damage after a free library had been vandalized and destroyed. He was being held in the jail when he began acting erratically. A Corrections officer took him to the emergency room, and Wallace reportedly assaulted the officer, took his taser, and deployed it on a hospital security officer. Kirksville Police arrived and apprehended Wallace.