- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 5, 2014

HOPE, Ark. (AP) - A 50-year-old Hope man is charged with battery for allegedly spitting in the face of a police officer during a traffic stop.

Police say Printis Weston was pulled over on Monday night and arrested for driving while intoxicated and other charges, including driving without insurance.

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that Weston was charged with second-degree battery when he deliberately spat in the face of one of the two arresting officers.

Weston is being held in the Hempstead County Jail pending his initial court appearance.


Information from: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, https://www.arkansasonline.com

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