Man accused of assaulting Vancouver officer police dog

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first_imgA Vancouver man wanted for violating a court order to have no contact with his ex-girlfriend is accused of assaulting a police K-9 and his handler during a confrontation with police late Tuesday.Michael D. Hayes, 27, appeared Thursday in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of first-degree burglary domestic violence, third-degree assault of an officer, harming a police dog and violation of a protection order.He is accused of forcing his way into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment and ignoring her requests for him to leave. When she called police, he allegedly attacked a Vancouver police officer and the officer’s K-9.Judge Suzan Clark held Hayes in Clark County Jail in lieu of $80,000 bail and appointed Vancouver attorney Jeff Barrar to defend him. He’s scheduled to be arraigned Sept. 11 on the charges.Police responded at 11:11 p.m. Tuesday to the ex-girlfriend’s home in the Autumn Park Apartments, 13213 S.E. Seventh St. The 26-year-old woman stated that an intoxicated Hayes was inside her apartment without her permission, according to court documents. A records search showed that a judge had ordered Hayes to have no contact with the woman.last_img

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