Midland Man Arrested For Assaulting Several TXDOT Workers, Officer

Midland Man Arrested For Assaulting Several TXDOT Workers, Officer

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland man was arrested for assaulting several TXDOT workers and an officer.

32-year-old Michael Vasquez is facing felony charges of assault on a public servant.

Police were called out to an accident between a truck and a TXDOT vehicle on the Interstate 20 service road and Rankin Highway on Sunday afternoon.

When they arrived, they saw four TXDOT workers and another officer on the back of Vasquez, who was still trying to fight them.

The officer who was assaulted later told officials that Vasquez was already fighting with the workers when he arrived at the scene.

When he tried to stop the suspect, Vasquez started punching him as well.

He was eventually arrested and taken to jail.