Video: Okla. man tackles cop arresting DUI suspect

As the officer was attempting to arrest a struggling DUI suspect, his brother suddenly ran at the officer and slammed him into his squad car


By PoliceOne Staff

MOORE, Okla. — Dash cam video captured a violent assault on a police officer during an arrest attempt.

News 9 reports Sgt. James White was called to the scene of a DUI hit-and-run Tuesday when the attack occurred.

30-year-old Michael Soto allegedly rammed his vehicle into a car parked in a driveway. As Sgt. White was attempting to arrest the struggling suspect, his brother, 29-year-old Ismael Soto, suddenly ran at the officer and slammed him into his squad car.

Ismael reportedly struck the officer multiple times while on top of him before a civilian came to his aid and pulled off the attacker.

Both Soto brothers were arrested  and face multiple felony charges, including aggravated assault on a police officer. 

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