Man assaults police officer

By: KKCO - Email
By: KKCO - Email

CLIFTON, Colo. (KKCO) It happened late Saturday night at Corn Lake in Clifton. Police say 56 year old Michael Morris was highly intoxicated when officers and paramedics approached him. Officials had received reports of Morris passed out at a person's home off of 32 road earlier in the day. Reports say Morris screamed obscenities at authorities while they were trying to help him. He then punched a deputy while being loaded into an ambulance. Morris has been charged with felony second degree assault.

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