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Lyons Man Accused of Striking Deputy in Wayne County


A Lyons man is awaiting arraignment today on charges that he struck a Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputy while being placed under arrest.

Police responded to a building on Franklin Street in Lyons on Thursday night for the report of a man inside threatening to stab people. As police were investigating, Micheal Ellersick allegedly became uncooperative and struck the deputy.

The 39-year-old Ellersick was charged with resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration.

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