HUNTINGTON - Officials say a Suffolk County police officer was bitten by a man causing a disturbance at a town hall meeting in Huntington. 

Daniel Karpen, 66, of Huntington, was arrested after he ran into the meeting room to discuss the construction project. 

Police say Karpen refused to have his backpack searched, resisted arrest, and bit a female officer on the arm as she tried to detain him.
 
Karpen is facing a long list of charges.