Man who bit off part of deputy's finger found guilty of assaulting public safety officer
BEAVERTON, Ore. – The man accused of biting off part of a deputy’s finger in October 2017 was found guilty of assaulting a public safety officer and resisting arrest Wednesday.
Erik Rodriguez-Reyes will be sentenced on Feb. 28.
On Oct. 23, 2017, deputies responded to the Belleau Woods Apartments in Beaverton for a report of a domestic dispute.
When they arrived, a father and son started assaulting three deputies.
Deputies say they were trying to detain the son, Rodriguez-Reyes, when he began fighting with them. The sheriff's office said he bit two deputies. One lost the tip of his finger. The other deputy has a cut on his finger.
Deputies arrested Rodriguez-Reyes and his father, Francisco Rodriguez-Estrada.
The father was taken into custody on a harassment charge.
A sergeant at the scene said Rodriguez-Reyes was holding his pregnant girlfriend against her will and beating her when deputies responded.