Salem man charged with battery to a police officer

MARION COUNTY — A 22-year-old Salem man is free on $1,000 bond, after he allegedly shoved a Salem police officer and resisted being handcuffed.
According to police reports, they responded to an apartment where Troy Grantham’s girlfriend had asked him to leave following an argument, but her refused to go.
As officers were escorting Grantham outside, he reportedly shoved an officer and took a fighting stance as officers attempted to handcuff him.
One officer pulled his Taser, but Grantham was successfully subdued without the device being used.
Grantham was taken to the Marion County Jail, where he posted bond and was released. He has been formally charged with Class 2 felony aggravated battery of a peace officer.