Midland Man Accused of Beating Up a Cop Bonds Out of Jail

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland man, accused of beating up a cop by punching him 15 times in the chest, is now back on the streets.

21-year-old Ricky Martin bonded out of jail.

We're told the officers tried to stop Martin who was running out of a bar.

Martin fell and started punching the officer when he tried to arrest him.

When the cop reached for his mace, an onlooker stopped him.

Backup arrived and Martin was arrested, along with the guy who kept the officer from reaching his mace.