+1tj2000 said:The guy is 81 years old, He could have broken bones and unless he is a former Marine (Like our local retiree) he is probably pretty fragile. I think the deputy was embarrased that the old codger nailed him with paint.Malum Prohibitum said:Moved to OT.
Anyway, I would have ignored the deputy, too . . .
Hitting the deputy in the head may have been excessive force, though, if that was not required to escape arrest.