MANDAN, North Dakota — A Mandan man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he assaulted a police officer during a domestic violence investigation.
The Bismarck Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1t97pbn ) that 39-year-old James Messmer entered not guilty pleas to felony assault of a peace officer and misdemeanor disorderly conduct.
Authorities say Messmer allegedly tackled the officer on Oct. 12 and the two fell down a set of steps.
The officer subdued Messmer with a stun gun.
Information from: Bismarck Tribune, http://www.bismarcktribune.com