Man Sentenced to 99 Years For Kicking Police Officer

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Police said a man in Texas was sentenced to 99 years in prison for kicking a cop and drunk driving (Shutterstock)

A man in Texas was sentenced in September to 99 years in prison for kicking a cop and drunk driving, authorities said.

Donnie Mills, 59, was speeding on a highway in Denison, Texas in April when he was pulled over by police officer Chris Bell, who smelled alcohol on his breath, KXII reported. While Mills was in the hospital to give a blood sample, he allegedly threatened the police officer and kicked Bell in the face.

Police body cam footage obtained by the news station shows Mills kicking Bell in the face while officers attempt to secure him to a gurney. The officer was not severely injured, the news station reported. Court records obtained by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram state Mills was charged with driving while intoxicated, assaulting…

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