Man Allegedly Punches Police Officer Then Bites Another

Updated: 04/29/2014 4:26 PM
Created: 04/29/2014 12:07 PM

(ABC 6 News) - An Idaho man was arrested in Rochester early Tuesday morning after allegedly assaulting two police officers.

Police say it started with a DUI stop around 2:15 Tuesday morning, on the 200 block of 10th Street SE. They say Tyler Goodwin, of Boise Idaho, who was not involved in the DUI stop, walked up the driveway where the field sobriety test was being conducted.

They say the started yelling at police and when they confronted him, he punched one officer in the face. Police eventually took Goodwin into custody, but say he spit on one officer and bit the other.

Goodwin is facing charges of 4th Degree Assault. 

Tyler Goodwin
Photo: Olmsted County Adult Detention Center