Investigators: Poughkeepsie man charged with attempted murder for stabbing officer
A Poughkeepsie man has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly stabbing an officer with a screw driver.
Investigators say they were called to Smith Street Saturday for reports of a man experiencing mental health problems.
They say when they arrived, 32-year-old Jalil Smith went after the officer.
Smith was tased when a violent struggle ensued between him and the officers.
One officer was taken to a hospital and treated for a stab wound to the neck.
He has since been released.