SAN ANTONIO, TX-- The father of Councilman David Medina was arrested Thursday afternoon and has been charged with resisting arrest and interfering with the duties of public servant.
48-year-old David Larry Medina was arrested after his daughter was pulled over on Interstate 35 near the Division Avenue exit.
According to a police report, Medina's daughter was stopped for failing to move over or slow down for a stopped emergency vehicle.
The police reports shows Medina's daughter did not have an ID or a driver's license at the time of the traffic stop. The report goes on to say David Medina and his wife were called to the scene.
The officer stated Medina's wife refused to sign a citation accusing her of letting her daughter drive without a license. The officer stated she became angry.
The officer said David Medina then confronted and approached him, and he told Medina's daughter to get inside his police car. Instead, according to the report, Medina's daughter ran into her father's arms.
The report said Medina asked his wife to call the chief and the mayor and to videotape the incident.
The officer asked Medina to release his daughter and place his hands behind his back.
According to the report Medina walked towards the back of his truck, and at that time the officer thought he was going to grab a weapon. Medina pulled a baby out of a car seat, and was holding both his daughter and baby.
The officer said he appeared to be using the child and his daughter as a human shield.
Officers used a taser gun on Medina and according to the report the taser had no effect on him.
It took several officers to take Medina into custody.
News 4 WOAI paid a visit to Medina's house for comment, but the front gate to his home was locked.
Councilman Medina was unable to be reached for comment.