Man arrested for trespassing at Woodburn HS, fighting with police

Man arrested for trespassing at Woodburn HS, fighting with police
Rudy Rodriguez-Ortiz

WOODBURN, Ore. -- When officers approached a man reported to have been trespassing on the Woodburn High School campus, he put up quite a fight before being arrested, police said.

Rudy Rodriguez-Ortiz, 22, was arrested on charges including two counts of assaulting police officers and trespassing.

Police said two officers spotted Rodriguez-Ortiz and recognized him as a suspect in trespassing on campus. The officers said Rodriguez-Ortiz was aggressive toward them. When they tried to handcuff him he became agitated and kept fighting the officers. The officers tased him twice and were able to take him into custody.

One officer had to be seen by a doctor for injuries to his face and arms. He was treated and released.

Rodriguez-Ortiz received several scrapes and bruises to his face and arms. Police took him to the Marion County Jail. Police said Rodriguez-Ortiz was also wanted on a warrant for assault from an earlier incident.