A Mobile man remains in jail for striking an officer in the face after causing a disturbance at Tillman’s Corner Walmart over Memorial Day weekend.

According to police, 26-year-old Jacob Teofilo was intoxicated when he arrived at the store on Rangeline Road in the late hours of Friday, May 27. After being asked to leave by a manager, Teofilo refused and police were dispatched to the scene.

Jacob Teofilo, 26 of Mobile, was arrested over the weekend for assaulting an officer of the Mobile Police Department. (MCSO)

Jacob Teofilo, 26 of Mobile, was arrested over the weekend for assaulting an officer of the Mobile Police Department. (MCSO)

As personnel from the Mobile Police Department arrived at the scene, Teofilo is said to have struck a female officer in the face while being taken into custody. Though the officer only sustained minor injuries, Teofilo has since been charged with second-degree assault.

According to Mobile County Metro Jail records, Teofilo has a laundry list of previous charges in the area that date back to his 18th birthday — including multiple charges related to theft and drug possession.