DPS: Suspect wanted for assault of officer arrested - Tucson News Now

DPS: Suspect wanted for assault of officer arrested

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A suspect wanted for assaulting a Highway Patrol officer has been arrested in Phoenix.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety confirmed that Rafael Reyna III was arrested after barricading himself in a home today.

Investigators say Reyna allegedly brutally beat a DPS officer in the Phoenix area during a traffic stop early on New Year's Day and managed to escape.

Stay with Tucson News Now for updates to this late breaking story.

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