Suspect threatens police with pepper spray, knife

Diego Rodriguez-Acosta (Source: Myrtle Beach Police Department)
Diego Rodriguez-Acosta (Source: Myrtle Beach Police Department)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A 20-year-old is facing charges after police say he threatened them with pepper spray and a knife.

According to the arrest report from the Myrtle Beach Police Department, officers responded to a complaint on 30th Avenue North Sunday around 11:15 a.m.

They found 20-year-old Diego Rodriguez-Acosta, who had allegedly damaged his neighbor's window, his grandfather's truck and two outdoor chairs.

The report states Rodriguez-Acosta threatened the officers on the scene with a carpet knife and pepper spray.

Once taken into custody, he was charged with two counts of malicious injury to property and resisting arrest.

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