Man Behind Bars After Assaulting Nurse While Under the Influence of a Narcotic

Man Behind Bars After Assaulting Nurse While Under the Influence of a Narcotic

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - One man remains behind bars in Midland after he assaulted a nurse while he was under the influence of a narcotic.

19-year-old Andrew Stoelzel is facing charges of assault to EMS personnel providing medical assistance.

Officers were called out to the emergency room at Midland Memorial Hospital on Sunday night around 9 p.m.

When they arrived, they had to help several nurses subdue Stoelzel.

According to the affidavit, it took them a while to secure him in several cloth restraints and they also had to give him sedatives to calm him down.

An investigation revealed that Stoelzel had charged a nurse while he was being escorted to a room.

He shoved her against a wall and punched her in the face.

Stoelzel is currently being held on a $25,000 bond.