A Carbondale man is in police custody for assaulting a police officer. Officers were called to a home in the 300 block of E. Birch Street March 22 around 6 a.m. after receiving a report of a disorderly man. When officers arrived on scene, the suspect was identified as 25-year old Devonte Perrian, of Carbondale. Perrian resisted officers’ efforts to arrest him by biting, scratching and gouging the eyes of an officer. He was able to flee from police, evading capture until March 24. Police arrested Perrian without incident at home in the 2500 block of New Era Road. He’s charged with Aggravated Battery to a Police Officer, Resisting a Peace Officer and Criminal Trespass to a Residence.