STOCKTON (CBS13) — A Stockton police officer was kicked several times by a suspect during an arrest in Stockton early Monday morning, police say.
The arrest happened around 2:30 a.m. near Commerce and Oak streets. Stockton police say officers responded to investigate a reported disturbance in the area.
Officers were able to find the suspect and handcuff him, but he reportedly refused to get into a police car.
While trying to get the man into the car, police say that’s when an officer was kicked multiple times by the suspect.
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The man, 31-year-old Marquis Drake, was eventually booked into jail and is now facing charges of resisting arrest, battery on an officer, and domestic violence.