MEMPHIS, TN (abc24.com) - He’s accused of breaking into a Beale Street nightclub, refusing to leave and attacking a K-9 officer.
Now he’s headed to jail. It happened at one of the most controversial and problem prone clubs in Memphis, Club Crave.
A little before 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 29, cops responded to a burglar alarm at Club Crave. Inside they found 54-year-old Kenneth Williams, who refused to leave.
Cops called for back up and surrounded the club. Police say Williams tried to sneak out the back door, but went back inside when confronted by officers.
A K-9 unit helped bring him down, but he didn’t go without a fight. Police say he attacked a K-9 before he was arrested, but those K-9’s are not all bark and no bite.
“The suspect did struggle with the K-9. He grabbed his snout kicked him, shoved him around quite a bit. The suspect was bit once and transported to The MED get checked out,” stated MPD Sgt. Karen Rudolph.
Now Williams is headed to the Shelby County Jail where he will face a burglary charge. The K-9 officer is sore, but expected to be fine. Police say Williams will not face any charges for attacking the K-9.