Haverhill Police Arrest City Man for Alleged Assault and Battery on an Officer

(Jay Saulnier file photograph for WHAV News.)

South Elm Street’s Leonardo Gomez was arrested and charged with assault and battery on a police officer. (WHAV News file photograph by Jay Saulnier)

Haverhill Police took a city man into custody late Tuesday night, arresting him for assault and battery on a police officer, among other charges.

Thirty-five-year-old Leonardo Gomez, of 127 South Elm St., was arrested at his home at 11:15 p.m. July 3 by Officer Kevin Billings. In addition to the officer-related assault charge, Gomez also must answer to charges of resisting arrest and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

Elsewhere in the city this week, officers arrested Oxford Avenue’s Elaine Singh, 50, for assault and battery and assault with a dangerous weapon. Christopher Robinson, 58, of Harrison Street, was taken into custody on a warrant relating to the charge of indecent assault and battery.