US: 31-year-old man charged in Georgia with “assault by HIV infected person” for spitting at police officers


Rome man with HIV arrested for assaulting police

August 26, 2019
Source: Coosa Valley News

X, 31 of Rome, was jailed this week after reports said he was found cursing at people and shooting them “the bird” at the railroad tracks near the intersection of Maple and Park Roads.

Reports added that when officers arrived on scene he spat on them, it was later discovered that X is HIV positive, making the crime a felony.

X is charged with three counts assault by HIV infected person upon police officer, three counts obstruction, two counts disorderly conduct and criminal trespass.