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UPDATE: Dothan Man Accused of Attacking Police Officer Out on Bond
Allison Mechanic

UPDATE 12/17/2014 A man accused of assaulting a Dothan Police officer is out of jail. Kevin Saffold posted a $30,000 bond Tuesday. He's charged with second degree assault. Saffold is accused of hitting a narcotics investigator multiple times while police were executing a search warrant for a nearby drug operation. The officer says he was questioning Saffold about filming the investigators. Saffold reportedly said he'd filmed the police multiple times. He also reportedly said he'd been arrested 56 times. The Dothan investigator suffered knots to the head, a busted lip and swelling around both eyes. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ A Dothan man is in jail after attacking a police officer last week. Authorities say Kevin Saffold, rushed a Dothan Police Officer while they were executing a search warrant on Poyner Street. Saffold allegedly knocked the officer to the ground and hit him repeatedly in the face before he was pulled off by other officers. He was taken to the Houston County Jail on assault charges. The officer was taken to the hospital for minor injuries, but later released.

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