Sentencing in car attack on cop

March 27, 2009 9:01:15 AM PDT
After running over a cop, a man know how long he'll be in prison.

In January, Kendall Hudson was found guilty of resisting arrest, aggravated assault and related offenses. A judge sentenced Hudson to 43-and-a-half to 87 years in prison.

He aimed his car at a group of police officers on February 21, 2007. He hit several of them and critically injured officer Joseph Glovacz.

Hudson's brother Lydell was in polic custody at the time of the incident.

"They heard a car racing up," then police commissioner Sylvester Johnson told reporters at the time, "and they heard a male say, basically, you're not going to take my brother to jail. The car came speeding down the street, and intentionally ran over the officers."

Witnesses told Action News that Kendall Hudson knocked one officer onto the hood of a car, and hit and dragged Glovacz in an effort to free his brother, who was handcuffed in the back of the officers' cruiser.

After 5 surgeries, doctors said Glovacz would make a full recovery from the compound fracture and other injuries he suffered in the incident.

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