Two arrested in assault on officers


WALLA WALLA — Two police officers were assaulted today after responding to a domestic disturbance.

According to officials, the officers were arresting Dewey G. Cleveland, 35, of 509 Alder St. when a 14-year-old girl attacked one of the officers, striking him in the face and continuing to kick and fight.

The girl was put in custody and arrested for third degree assault.

Officers reported that Cleveland also resisted arrest, kicking and scratching the other office, as well as making threats and racial slurs.

The officer deployed his taser to subdue Cleveland.

Neither officer suffered serious injuries.

Cleveland was arrested on investigation of third degree assault and malicious harassment.


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