BOISE -- A Boise man is facing a felony charge after police say he became combative during an arrest for drunken driving.
Jonathyn David Schlitter, 33, was arrested Friday night after someone reported a suspicious vehicle parked in the front yard of a home in northwest Boise.
Officers who responded to check out the vehicle found Schlitter and determined he had been driving. Police say his eyes were glassy and bloodshot and he smelled like alcohol. Schlitter was arrested on suspicion of DUI.
Once at the Ada County Jail, however, police say the suspect began to fight with officers, elbowing one in the chin hard enough to chip his teeth. The officers were eventually able to subdue Schlitter and book him into the jail with the help of Ada County Sheriff's deputies.
The suspect has been charged with felony battery on an officer, as well as misdemeanor charges of DUI and resisting and obstructing. He is set to appear in court June 2.