BAYONNE, NJ - A 43-year-old Bayonne man was charged with Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest following a confrontation with members of the Bayonne Police Department early Tuesday.

According to Captain Eric Amato, officers responded to the area of 43 W. 47th Street on a report of a dispute. An on-scene investigation revealed that Armine Purcell was allegedly intoxicated and acting belligerently toward an acquaintance with whom he resides. 

The report continues that Purcell repeatedly yelled obscenities and flailed his arms towards the officers causing area residents to exit their apartments to inquire about the noise. At this point officers advised Purcell that he was under arrest for disorderly conduct. As the officers attempted to handcuff him, Purcell is said to have flexed his arms, refused to be handcuffed, and took a fighting stance while threatening to physically harm the officers. 

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Officers were able to place Purcell into handcuffs and take him into custody.

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