EAST MEADOW, NY—A 31-year-old man is accused of biting a member of the law enforcement.
According to Nassau County police, Sharrief Yelverton, of West Hempstead, became angry when a Corrections Officer refused to let into the Nassau County Jail to visit a friend after hours. Authorities say Yelverton pushed the officer and them bit him on the hand.
Yelverton was charged with assault, resisting arrest and criminal trespass.
The Corrections officer was treated and released from a local hospital.