Littleton Man Arrested for Anyhdrous Theft, Assaulting an Officer
A Hancock County man is in custody on a number of charges following an incident Saturday night.
Hancock County deputies were called to Augusta Farmers Co-Op Saturday night on a complaint of equipment tampering.
Deputies observed a man near an anhydrous ammonia tank at the business.
As a deputy approached the subject, the man threw a container of ammonia at the deputy and fled on foot.
Deputies arrested 51 year old Steven Haskins of Littleton a short time later.
Haskins is charged with aggravated battery of a police officer, illegal transportation of anhydrous ammonia, unlawful tampering with anhydrous equipment, attempting unlawful manufacture of a controlled substance and possession of a deadly substance.
Haskins was scheduled to appear in court Monday.