Officers kicked, spat on during arrest

Man found passed out in bus shelter
Officers kicked, spat on during arrest

A Madison police officer took a kick to the kneecap and another was spit on by a combative man found passed out inside a bus shelter Thursday night, according to police.

Police said the officers encountered the man at 9:35 p.m. at the south transfer point on Badger Road.

Several officers struggled to get Shaun W. Smith, 30, of Fitchburg into custody, according to police.

Smith was arrested on suspicion of battery to a police officer, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, bail jumping and unlawful use of a bus shelter.