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Midland Man Accused of Hitting Police Officer

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland man, suspected of being high, is accused of slugging a police officer.

Officers say they were pulling over 40-year-old Jesus Cardoza for a traffic stop.

According to their report, he turned into the driveway of his home then refused to follow their orders.

Police say he was sweating profusely and acted like he was under the influence of drugs. 

When one officer tried to subdue him, the report says Cardoza resisted and punched the officer several times and ran inside.

Another officer was called to help arrest him.

Cardoza faces several charges.

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