CDA man charged for allegedly punching police officer | North Idaho News

A Coeur d'Alene man is now in jail after he allegedly punched a police officer in the head.

33-year-old Kevyn A. Jones was charged with two counts of battery upon an officer, which are both felonies.

Police received a report of an intoxicated man damaging parked vehicles in the area of Ninth St. and Best Avenue Saturday night.

As police attempted to detain Jones, he allegedly pulled away and punched the officer in the head.

Two officers then tackled Jones to the ground where he reportedly kicked one of the officers before being handcuffed.

Jones is now being held on a $50,000 bail.

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