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Report: Columbus man arrested for assault of police officer

Artavious White. (Source: Muscogee County Jail) Artavious White. (Source: Muscogee County Jail)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A Columbus man is now facing some serious charges, accused of assaulting a police officer on June 6, according to Columbus Police Department arrest reports.

Officers say they stopped Artavious White, 22, of Columbus, on Friday morning on Buena Vista Road.

White was driving a 2001 Ford Crown Victoria with missing headlight and tag light.

While being detained by police, the arrest report says that White became aggressive and was resisting arrest. At that time, the report states that White began driving off while the arresting officer's arm was inside of the vehicle.

White is charged with aggravated assault on a police officer and reckless driving, among other charges. He appeared in recorder's court Monday morning.

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