Morning show host Shane French, Rover from 'Rover's Morning Glory' on 100.7 WMMS, arrested

CLEVELAND - Rover from Rover's Morning Glory radio show was arrested at Whiskey Island in Cleveland early Friday morning.

An off-duty Cleveland police officer asked Rover, whose real name is Shane French, and another man to stop shooting off illegal fireworks at about 3:40 a.m., the police report said.

The officer stepped on the lighter the men were using for the fireworks and that's when French grabbed him by the shirt, according to the report. The officer identified himself as a police officer while both French and his friend starting pushing him, police said.

The officer fell to the ground then showed the men his badge, while their friends agreed to take them home. According to police, French started to walk away, then turned around and pushed the cop in the back.

"I don't believe you're a police officer," French reportedly said.

The officer told a nearby security guard to call police then told French he was under arrest. The police report said French got free and ran with the other man back to their boat.

More Cleveland police arrived and took both men into custody.

French, 37, of Avon, was arrested for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, possession of fireworks and assault. The other man, 28-year-old Michael Toomey, of Lakewood, faces similar charges.

According to Cleveland police, booking photos are not available at this time.

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