Man arrested after biting Rochester officer, no-contact violation

(ABC 6 News) – An area man was arrested Thursday after violating a Domestic Abuse No-Contact order, then biting an officer taking him into custody.

Capt. Casey Moilanen with the Rochester Police Department said they received a call from a 40-year-old Rochester woman, who claimed Jarod Franke, 39, had violated a DANCO and Order for Protection against him.

The woman said Franke was following and texting her, which are both prohibited by the orders.

Rochester police located Franke’s vehicle and watched it until the alleged victim drove Franke to the vehicle and dropped him off.

Moilanen said it was “concerning” that the woman had continued contact with Franke.

When Rochester police attempted to take Franke into custody, Moilanen said he bit an officer on the arm.

Franke faces charges of DANCO violation, 4th-degree assault of a peace officer-causing demonstrable bodily harm, and obstruction of the legal process.