Porfirio Vazquez-Diaz, 34, of Waukegan.

Prosecutors say that a Waukegan man threw food at a random person, swung a pipe and threw a traffic cone at police officers, before a struggle that left an officer injured in Park City.

Porfirio Vazquez-Diaz, 34, of Waukegan, was charged with assault, resisting a peace officer, criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct.

Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Manuel Mandujano said officers responded around 7:20 p.m. on July 30 to a call of an unwanted subject in Park City.

The witness told officers they were cooking outside when Vazquez-Diaz, who the witness does not know, arrived and appeared incoherent.

The witness gave Vazquez-Diaz water and then Vazquez-Diaz left the area.

Vazquez-Diaz returned to the area shortly after, grabbed a plate of food and threw it at the person, Mandujano said.

Vazquez-Diaz jumped into the back of a pickup truck, which did not belong to him, and officers found him hiding under ladders in the pickup truck bed.

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Officers told the man to get out of the truck but Vazquez-Diaz began throwing items from the truck at officers, Mandujano said.

Vazquez-Diaz allegedly grabbed a traffic cone and threw it in the direction of the officers.

Mandujano said that Vazquez-Diaz then grabbed a metal pipe and swung it at officers.

The rear window of the truck was struck by the pipe, breaking the glass window.

Vazquez-Diaz continued swinging the pipe at officers, who deployed their tasers at the man. The tasers had no effect on the man.

Vazquez-Diaz “got winded” and stopped swinging the pipe, Mandujano said.

The officers grabbed the man out of the truck and a brief struggle ensued before they were able to take him into custody.

Vazquez-Diaz was incoherent and transported to the hospital where he was admitted to the intensive care unit, Mandujano said. It was learned he had cocaine and alcohol in his system.

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One of the officers sustained an arm injury in the struggle and went to the hospital for treatment.

Lake County Judge Theodore Potkonjak ordered Vazquez-Diaz held on a $35,000 bond.