Main Street Fight Ends with Broken Nose, Arrest for Hailey Man
KETCHUM, Idaho (KLIX)-A 21-year-old man is behind bars facing charges after a New Year's brawl outside a bar on Main Street in Ketchum. According to the Blaine County Sheriff's Office, Jose Quinonez Tamayo is facing two felony counts of battery upon certain personnel, law enforcement, and one count of misdemeanor resisting and obstructing officers. It all started after deputies broke up a fight at around 1:26 a.m. outside a bar after Quinonez Tamayo was kicked out for allegedly striking an employee. A number of other people started to fight on the sidewalk and someone kicked Quinonez Tamayo in the face, breaking his nose. The sheriff's office said deputies tried to help the man, but he started swearing at the officers, became agitated and aggressive, then started spitting blood at officers' faces and uniforms. The 21-year-old was taken to the area hospital for treatment then booked into the Blaine County Detention Center. Officers are still trying to find the person responsible for kicking Quinonez Tamayo in the face.