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Iroquois deputy suffers broken arm, suspect arrested

Iroquois County Sheriff deputy Clint Perzee is recovering from severe injuries after he was injured (Friday) arresting a suspect in rural Milford.

Perzee suffered a broken arm, dislocated finger and was stitched up to close a lacerated arm. The deputy was struck by a tomahawk thrown at him by a suspect who was being arrested for Predatory Sexual Assault of a Child.

29-year-old Kevin Funk is jailed on a $500,000 bond. He’s charged with Aggravated Battery to a Police Officer and Attempted Murder for the assault of the officer.

Funk also faces 3-counts of Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault and 3-counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse.

Sheriff’s Police had gone to the rural Milford residence (1131 N 1800 E Road) to arrest Funk on the sexual assault case. Police report during conversation and Funk and deputies, Funk managed to arm himself with a tomahawk, throwing it at Officer Perzee.

The deputy raised his arm to protect his head, the tomahawk striking his arm. Additional deputies responded and placed Funk in custody without further incident.

94.1 WGFA