Man Behind Bars For Attacking Police Officer

POSTED BY: News Department
Friday, March 7, 2003 - 07:58 PM
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It's nine months behind bars for a Zanesivlle man charged with assaulting a police officer. According to Muskingum County Prosecutor Mike Haddox, 31-year-old Michael Murphy pleaded guilty Friday to one count of assaulting a peace officer. Murphy was arrested after police responded to a possible drug call at a home on Stewart Street on February 7th. Murhpy who has several warrants, was hiding in the attic of the home. He assaulted Lt. Fisher with the Muskingum County Sheriff's Department when when police attempted to remove him from the home.

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