While on scene, David James Ranabargar, 30, of Hannibal, allegedly attempted to interfere with officers, according to the Hannibal Police Department.

On Sunday afternoon June 18 officers of the Hannibal Police Department were in the 1100 block of Ely St in reference to assisting the Ralls County Sheriff’s Department in apprehending a suspect wanted for questioning in relation to an assault.

While on scene, David James Ranabargar, 30, of Hannibal, allegedly attempted to interfere with officers, according to the Hannibal Police Department.

Ranabargar allegedly approached the scene yelling at officers, telling them to leave the area and making throat cutting motions at officers. After the original suspect was taken into custody and placed in a vehicle for transport, Ranabargar stood in the roadway attempting to block the patrol vehicle from leaving. As the transport vehicle drove past, Ranabargar threw an unknown object at the officer driving the vehicle. The other officers on scene placed Ranabargar in custody.

On June 19, Ranabargar was charged with fourth-degree assault, a Class A misdemeanor, and interfering with an arrest, a Class E felony. He is lodged in the Marion County on $10,000 cash-only bond for each charge.

His has additional cases pending for property damage and damage to a jail out of Pike County.