Midland Teen Accused of Throwing Punches at Police Officers

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland teenager accused of throwing punches at officers is behind bars.

Police say 18-year-old Cesar Santos tried to run from them while they were investigating a drive by shooting on Sunday morning.

We're told he was with two other people outside the Fairmont Condominiums.

When they started questioning him, Santos took off running.

Officers caught up to Santos and say he started swinging at them.

After trading punches with the police, he was arrested.