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Midland Man Charged With Assaulting an Officer

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - Having your car towed can be frustrating but one midland man took out his anger on the wrong person.

According to the complaint, David Depauw's motorcycle was being towed early Wednesday morning.

When he saw an officer and the tow truck driver, he began yelling and became even more aggressive.

Police say he appeared to be drunk.

In the complaint, the officer tried to arrest Depauw but he pushed him back.

The officer eventually had to use his baton and pepper spray to get Depauw on the ground.

Depauw has racked up several charges including assault on an officer.

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