CLEVELAND - A Cleveland man who pleaded guilty to two counts of assault on a police officer has been sentenced in a Cuyahoga County courtroom Wednesday morning.
Tramell Sanders, 33, was sentenced to three years probation for his actions.
Police said Sanders was found kicking, choking and beating his dog with a stick outside a gas station at the intersection of East 55th Street and St. Clair Avenue on April 10.
Prosecutors said when officers approached him, Sanders refused to stop beating the dog, so police said they took the dog’s leash out of Sanders’ hands.
According to police, Sanders then punched and bit the two officers giving them both minor injuries. One officer suffered a broken hand, according to officials.
Sanders he was under the influence of the drug PCP during the incident.
Sanders is still under doctor supervision for a variety of mental health issues, according to a Cuyahoga County Court official.
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