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Man Nicknamed 'Captain Jack Sparrow' Arrested For Huffing Glue, Fighting Cops

This pirate got hooked — on sniffing glue.

By Jon Silman

This pirate got hooked — on sniffing glue.

Police in Tenneseee found a super glue huffing stash on a man nicknamed "Captain Jack Sparrow," who got violent when they tried to cuff him.

Brian Zielinski, 29, was arrested and charged with possession, evading and resisting arrest, unlawful inhaling of glue and disorderly conduct on May 2, according to a police report obtained by Oxygen.com.

According to the report, police were flagged down near a market square in Knoxville and witnesses said Zielinski had been in the area all day, talking to himself and acting strangely.

The officers approached Zielinski, who appeared intoxicated, and he started to walk away. They yelled to stop, but he ignored them. They grabbed him and asked him for ID, but he refused to give it to them.

Officers handcufed him and found "multiple containers of super glue" in his pants pockets, as well as a sunglass case containing small light bulbs, the report said. The bulbs were fashioned into a pipe for huffing the glue. Cops also found a small electronic scale.

As police were taking Zielinski to the cop car, he broke away and ran, yelling that he wasn't going to jail.

Officers had to restrain Zielinski on the ground and shackle his legs. He kept yelling that he was "5150," which is code for someone who is in need of psychiatric help and a danger to themselves or others, the report said. He told the officers to kill him. He started smashing his head into the sidewalk, tearing the skin and drawing blood.

Zielinski was transported to a hospital for treatment and a mental evaluation.

This isn't the first time Zielinski has made the news for his antics. Last October, he was arrested and charged with burglary and resisting arrest while dressed as a pirate.

He allegedly said his name was "Captain Jack Sparrow" and that he was a member of the Hells Angels biker gang. He was wearing a black pirate hat, black vest, brown jacket and red gloves, according to WATE-TV in Knoxville.

[Photo: Knox County Jail, Sequatchie County Jail]

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