Man Accused of Attacking Midland Police Officer

Man Accused of Attacking Midland Police Officer

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A man is accused of attacking a Midland Police officer.

The report says Ernest Tate fell out of his car and that officers could smell alcohol on him while they were talking to him.

Tate was taken to the hospital.

When officers got there, they say Tate became agitated and aggressive.

Police tried to handcuff him but Tate punched one of the officers in the stomach.

Tate kept resisting but was eventually hauled off to jail.