An officer with the Portland (ME) Police Department suffered a concussion after being kicked in the head during an attempt to arrest a violent offender. - Image courtesy of Portland (ME) PD / Facebook. 

An officer with the Portland (ME) Police Department suffered a concussion after being kicked in the head during an attempt to arrest a violent offender.

Image courtesy of Portland (ME) PD / Facebook. 

An officer with the Portland (ME) Police Department suffered a concussion after being kicked in the head during an attempt to arrest a violent offender.

According to the Press-Herald, police say the incident began when a driver—identified by police as 34-year-old Kellen Hollenkamp—fled a traffic stop. Police soon located the suspect vehicle and made entry into a building where a disturbance could be heard.

"Hollenkamp violently resisted arrest and officers had to use a TASER on him before he was taken into custody," Portland police said in a press release.

As officers were bringing Hollenkamp outside he reportedly continued to resist arrest and kicked an officer—whose name has not yet been released—in the face causing a concussion

Among other charges, Hollenkamp has now been charged with assault on a police officer.

 

 

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