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East Meadow Man Injures Officers While Resisting Arrest

Anthony Pizaro, 23, of East Meadow got into a struggle with police outside of a Bethpage bar on Saturday.

An East Meadow man was arrested for resisting arrest outside of a Bethpage bar on Saturday morning, police said. 

Two officers were injured during the struggle and were taken to an area hospital for treatment. The extent of their injuries are unknown.

Authorities said that the officers, who were responding to a fight at The Fife and Drum Ale House at 349 North Wantagh Ave. around 3 a.m., were approached by Anthony Pizaro, 23, of East Meadow and Michelle Chalen, 21 of Bethpage outside of the bar.

The two then became irate and began fighting with officers when they were told that they could not re-enter the bar, police said.

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An officer sprained his wrist while trying to handcuff Pizaro and a second officer injured his knee when trying to assist, authorities said.

Police said that Chalen refused to follow orders from officers at the scene and continually interfered with the investigation and arrest of Pizaro.  While being placed under arrest, she kicked and struggled with the police. 

Pizaro and Chalen were both charged with second-degree resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration. Pizaro was additionally charged with two counts of second-degree assault.

Brent M. December 31, 2012 at 10:56 AM
Everyone makes mistakes... sure.. not a whole heck of alot make that mistake and unfortunately .. this will be a financial, civil and criminal mistake...
John January 01, 2013 at 03:21 PM
Anthony Pizaro has been a drug addict for several years... Hes just like the rest of middle class white scum soaking up in bars and dropping out of colleges thinking they are gods gift to the world. Attacking officers because you're a 23 year old immature joke is not something that easily can be turned around someone like this is trouble and belongs locked up for a lengthy period. Let real gangsters pound him out in the county jail, little tough guy...
Brent M. January 02, 2013 at 05:04 PM
Well said John..
James CLT-NC January 03, 2013 at 08:45 PM
LoL! Sprained wrist and hurt knee on the officers? What is this world coming to? Can someone arrest the 3 month old for crying and damaging my ear drum? NY, get a life! Give the kids another chance. Arrest the cops for being wimps!
Brent M. January 03, 2013 at 10:01 PM
No .. we would rather arrest the drunken drug addict fool and put him behind bars and put one hell of a dent in his life.. nobody told him to go to the bar in the first place and now he can cry like a baby to the judge and say "he didnt mean it"... who is the 3 month old now.. bc believe me.. he will be crying with all the legal bills ahead of him.. so who gets the last laugh.. ha
marianne krause January 03, 2013 at 11:49 PM
Have all of you lost your minds? whatever happened to innocent until proven guilty? Nassau county cops are not known for being the most upstanding officers, and even if these guys are not innocent we ar talkiing about a sprained wrist and a hurt knee which i am more then sure they will milk the county out of a lot of money while they recooperate
Brent M. January 04, 2013 at 02:36 AM
On the other hand.. what ever happened to CONTROLLING YOURSELF in a Civil manner where there is no need to have the Cops called on you Bc your acting like a perp? Way I see it.. If he didn't act like a fool in first place.. None of us would be debating this!!!
paul January 04, 2013 at 03:14 AM
ANYONE and I mean anyone who resists an arrest or injures a law enforcement officer in the perfrmance of duty is a FELONY and righfully so.....
marianne krause January 04, 2013 at 04:59 AM
on the other hand maybe instead of second guessing what actually went on we just hope that when he goes before a judge that the judge will do the right thing..
marianne krause January 04, 2013 at 05:00 AM
on the other hand maybe instead of second guesing what went on, we can just hope that whn he goes before a judge the judge will do the right thing.
Brent M. January 04, 2013 at 04:39 PM
Yeah.. hopefully the Judge sentences him to stiff jail time and alot of rehab!!!!!
Brent M. January 04, 2013 at 04:43 PM
Marianne.. do you also think the 3 cops that got shot in NYC last night are also going to "MILK the City out of alot of money while they recooperate".. or do you feel just NASSAU COPS do this??
marianne krause January 04, 2013 at 05:50 PM
BLAH BLAH comparing real cops to nassau county cops please do not go there
marianne krause January 04, 2013 at 05:53 PM
BLAH BLAH, comparing real cops to nassau county cops please don't go there.
Brent M. January 04, 2013 at 11:11 PM
Marianne.. you do realize a majority of the force started out on the "real " cops and now are Nassau County cops.. so I guess you are saying P.O. ARTHUR LOPEZ , who was shot and killed recently and the rest of the Nassau Cops who died in the line of duty weren't "real " cops.. please .. I would like you to stand in front of each and everyone of their families and tell them their deceased loved ones aren't on the "REAL JOB".... Please I will even assist bringing you in front of their families and tell ing them that!
Brent M. January 04, 2013 at 11:13 PM
Before you comment on the "job" .. you need to go out and work on the "job".. show some Respect to "Real" cops who put themselves in harms way to save somebody who thinks they are not "REAL"...
marianne krause January 04, 2013 at 11:53 PM
yes nassaiu cops because the pay is better and they have to do less then they did when they worked nypd i know a few.... i do beleive they aren' t real, they are lazy not to long ago one got in trouble for exposing himself to young girls in east meadow and again not to long ago i personally spent many hours with internal affairs specifically about one of those "real" cops
Brent M. January 05, 2013 at 12:30 AM
Nice so you are now stereotyping all Nassau Cops.. and you still havent answered me.. if you will like to go in front of the Nassau Cops families and tell them they arent "Real".. you seem to avoid this.. and do you think the "real " cops in nyc dont have their own Internal Affairs to weed out bad cops.. ?? Im glad you spent many hours getting the bad ones of the street.. now we are getting the bad citizens off the street like the baby who cant control himself and his liquor!
marianne krause January 05, 2013 at 01:20 AM
buh bye brent not going to waste my time argueing this with you.. I still will stick with what i feel .......
paul January 05, 2013 at 01:25 AM
To marianne krause: Brent has made all valid points. To bad you do not see the light. You probably never will due to your run-ins with law enforcement in the past. Just a hunch....
marianne krause January 05, 2013 at 03:03 AM
Paul sorry to disapoint you but i have never recieved a parking ticket nor was I ever arrested in my entire life. What i do know is that the last year of my fathers life was stolen from my family ad myself becaue this "policemen" and a few of his friends spent the better part of 3 years Paul not just a run in , but 3 long years of harrestment so your right i will never see the light ,and because of the actions of thos "officer" my children have also lost any respect for the "police"" to and yet neither of them have had any "run ins" with the police till this day...
Brent M. January 05, 2013 at 12:40 PM
Exactly.. so you loose respect for a few .. now the Whole has to suffer and be descriminated against!! ... ok, I see how it works.. and yeah its obvious you don't back up your arguments.. please do us all a favor little girl.. stay on the sideline and watch from the bench.. or should i say , from the courtroom where Judge will sentence this fool to JAIL!!!!!
marianne krause January 05, 2013 at 08:17 PM
and brent really? just exactly how did not back up my statements and for your information it wasn't just one it was more like 7 "policemen" . there was a time that i or anyone in my family could go to the store without being pulled over all because 1 of these "policemen was doing the crack head that lived across the street. you remember the brotherhood? how would you like to have the cops show up to your house when someone in your family is dying and on a regular basis and yep walking right into the house without a warrent or reason? i hope it never happens to you. So yea i distrust them all and the worst part is what their actions did to my children . Aside from the part you all seem to be forgetting is that these people who choose to become cops know he risk no one is forcing them to do what they do, for gosg sake one hurt his wrist ad the other his knee but besides that i go back to what i said before this person made a mistake and he will have to deal with it. No one needs to traash someone just because they think they can. in my opinion your the worst kind a bully behind the screen.
marianne krause January 06, 2013 at 01:04 AM
Yea brent thats exactly what i thought you say ...nothing
Brent M. January 06, 2013 at 02:13 PM
A Bully no... defensive against someone who has disrespected Cops who died .. yeah.. you want to cry and say "oh stop picking on me" fine go ahead.. I dont wish anything bad on you like a bully does.. do i disagree with you alot .. yeah.. you cant handle the debate here.. wahhh.. then dont participate.. but yeah we can disagree !!
marianne krause January 06, 2013 at 06:40 PM
Disrespecting a dead cop? when did that happen in this conversation i am talking about the cop who got a boo boo on hos knee and the other one who hurt his wrist. they know the risk, they choose to do it and for most of them i am grateful but you know as well as i do that nassau county cops are not prepared to deal with real issues, thats why they get "hurt" . it seems to me there is a rash of hurt knees and hurt wrists everytime they deal with someone this is not the first time these injuries have happened.
Brent M. January 06, 2013 at 10:45 PM
Saying Nassau cops aren't real... Ur words.. Remember???? Yeah..that's disrespectful to the ones killed in the line of duty.. Which u did.. And what real issues aren't Nassau cops prepared for? Bc now that sounds like you are saying the Nassau county police academy doesn't train these "fake" cops to deal with "real" issues.. Lol
Christine Gooden March 19, 2013 at 06:50 AM
No kidding , your comment is the most intelligent one that I have read so far. This whole country is becoming a police state, and locking young people up isn't going to help anything. The US has more people in Prisons than the rest of the World, something is terribly wrong with this scenario. No person is innocent before proven guilty anymore in this country , I don't know when this right of ours changed but I do think its time for the Justice System in this country to fix it!
Christine Gooden March 19, 2013 at 06:52 AM
I think they all do it, and not just cops. Its the whole country, easy money...
Brent M. March 19, 2013 at 05:48 PM
@Christine.. I disagree.. this is far from a Police State.. if anything , its the opposite.. example : the DWI in Brooklyn that killed a Young Couple and there baby survived for couple days.. not only did he run like a coward. but his license was suppose to be suspended bc he was just previosly arrested for DWI... Justice system failed this couple and their newborn... wouldnt you say???

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