Texas police officer has a part of his ear bit off throughout struggle

A person who was pulled over on a DWI investigation is accused of biting off a part of a Denton police officer’s ear throughout a struggle with officers, police stated Sunday.

A Denton police sergeant who authorities didn’t establish suffered accidents to his head and ear, a part of which was bitten off. The situation of the officer was not obtainable on Sunday.

The suspect has been recognized as Christopher Michael Rogers, 45.

He faces costs of resisting arrest, aggravated assault and assault on a peace officer, Denton police stated Sunday.

Denton police stopped Rogers’ car shortly after 11 p.m. Friday within the 1500 block of Interstate 35E.

Denton officers believed he was driving whereas intoxicated.

“The suspect was being uncooperative with officers and refused to exit his car after being commanded a number of instances,” stated Denton police spokesman Officer Bryan Cose in a Sunday e mail. “Officers tried to get the suspect out of the car and achieve management of him, however the male started to withstand, punching an officer within the face within the course of.”

In some unspecified time in the future, Denton officers managed to get the suspect out of the car, however he continued to struggle officers and bit the police sergeant.

The suspect was positioned in handcuffs and brought into custody.

Info on his bail quantity was not availabe on Sunday.