Amarillo Man Arrested in Midland

MIDLAND -- Pedro Mata was arrested Sunday, February 16 at 5:34 p.m. for Public Intoxication and was taken to Midland County Jail.

Upon arrival, Officers found Mata with a small cut above his left eye. Mata told officers that he had fallen causing the laceration. 

Officers had a difficult time obtaining the male's name and date of birth due to him being extremely intoxicated.

After arriving at the jail, Mata became extremely irrate and aggressive. Mata struck an officer in the left thigh. Mata was then taken to the ground. While on the ground, Mata continued to resist. He then grabbed the same officer on the back of the left thigh. 

Mata was eventually placed into handcuffs and subdued. 

Mata was then charged with Assault on a Public Servant.

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