Police arrested and charged a man with felonious assault after he reportedly smashed an urn full of human ashes over his brother's head.
Joel Perez, 23, of Lorain, Ohio, is behind bars on
charges of resisting arrest, felonious assault and domestic violence after the
Jan. 18 attack. Police were called out for a
domestic violence incident. Officers arrived on scene and witnessed Joel Perez
smashing a blue urn with human ashes over Perez's brother's head.
threatened to kill his brother. The urn smashing created a cloud of powder and knocked Perez's brother
unconscious. Officers also located cuts all over the brother's body. Officers took Perez to the ground in an attempt to make an arrest. During the
arrest, Perez fought with officers on the ground.
At the same time, unknowingly during their struggle, both officers on scene
tasered Perez. Perez continued fighting off police. Officers were finally able to take him
into custody. He was transported to the Lorain County Jail. It is unknown what the brothers were arguing
about or whose ashes were in the urn.