UW student arrested for assaulting UW police officer
MADISON, Wis. — A University of Wisconsin-Madison student has been arrested for striking a UW-Madison police officer in the face.
Police were called to the Witte Residence Hall at 1:15 a.m. on Sunday to investigate a report of someone urinating in the hallway.
Police said when an officer approached the student, 18-year-old Logan Mitchell, he became combative and hit the officer in the face.
When two more officers arrived, Mitchell was taken to the ground and handcuffed. As he was arrested, he continued to try to fight the officers, according to a release.
Mitchell is currently being held in the Dane County Jail. He was booked for battery to a police officer, resisting arrest and resisting causing injury.
.@UWMadison student Logan Mitchell had a BAC of .20 when he was found peeing in the hallway of a dorm. The 18 year old resisted arrest and hit a @UWMadisonPolice officer in the face. He is now in jail. He was also cited for underage drinking and having a fake ID. #News3Now pic.twitter.com/vyGKtXpLhi
— Amanda Quintana (@AmandaQTV) March 10, 2019
Police said his blood alcohol content measured .20. He was also cited for underage drinking, possession of a fake ID and depositing human waste.
The officers involved were treated and released at a local hospital.
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