UW student charged with assaulting campus officer appears in court

A UW student arrested after police say he assaulted an officer in an on-campus dorm appeared in court today where a judge ordered a signature bond.

Logan Mitchall, 18, faces two felony charges, including battery to an officer and resisting an officer causing substantial bodily harm.

He also faces a misdemeanor resisting an officer charge.

UW Police said officers were originally called to Witte Residence Hall around 1 a.m. Sunday after someone reported a student urinating on the floor.

When an officer approached Mitchell to stop him, police said the student punched the officer in the face.

It then took several officers to restrain Mitchell and arrest him. Police say he was combative throughout the arrest, trying to fight the officers.

A UW Police spokesman said the officers were taken to a hospital and released with no significant injuries.

Mitchell was found to have a blood alcohol content of 0.20. He was cited for underage drinking, possession of a fake ID and depositing human waste. He faces charges of battery to a police officer, resisting and resisting causing injury.

For more go to WKOW: https://wkow.com/news/2019/03/12/uw-student-charged-with-assaulting-campus-officer-appears-in-court/

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