Teen Charged with Battery on Law Enforcement

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS - A Defuniak Srings teenager is facing some adult charges for some serious allegations.

Sixteen year old Trenton Louis Metzler is charged with three counts each of burglary and battery battery on law enforcement, as well as larceny and resisting an officer without violence.

Witnesses say they saw Metzler breaking into their vehicles and their property.

When deputies showed up they said Metzler ran toward some woods, yelling, "You're not going to catch me."

Deputies caught him a few moments later.

They said Metzler was combative, kicking the inside of the patrol car, and biting, kicking, hitting and spitting at three detention deputies at the Walton County Jail.