DUI driver charged with Assault after intentionally spitting on a police officer during his arrest.

A DUI suspect is free on bond after intentionally spitting on a Franklin Police Officer during his arrest. At 12:25 Friday morning, an officer stopped 34-year-old Lance Goodman for traveling 55 in a 25 MPH zone, on Hillsboro Road near Claude Yates Drive. The officer determined that Goodman was impaired and arrested him.

During his arrest, Goodman became irate and began cursing at officers. Once in handcuffs, Goodman “inhaled deeply” and intentionally spit on the police officer.

Goodman, charged with Speeding, DUI, Driving on a Suspended Driver’s License, Violation of the Implied Consent Law, and Assault, is free on the $6,000 bond set by the Magistrate. He is due in court March 2 at 1:00 pm.



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