Off-duty Police Officer hurt, Omaha man arrested in scuffle at Bluffs casino

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November 11th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

An Omaha man was arrested Saturday following a scuffle with an off-duty police officer at a casino in Council Bluffs. According to the Omaha World-Herald, the unidentified officer suffered minor injuries when he was allegedly attacked by 21-year old Miles A. Adams. The incident happened at the Horseshoe Casino, at around 11-a.m., Saturday, when the officer went to investigate a report of a man acting strange in a public rest room at the Hilton Garden Inn.

The officer and at least one security guard wrestled Adams to the ground. Both Adams and the officer suffered minor cuts and scrapes during the scuffle. The were taken to Mercy Hospital for treatment. Adams was subsequently taken to the Pottawattamie County Jail on Assaulting a Police Officer, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Public Intoxication charges.