Humphrey is accused of striking the officer several times during a confrontation that occurred Friday, December 13. The alleged assault took place in a shopping center parking lot on Ross Clark Circle between South Oates Street and Hodgesville Road. Humphrey possessed illegal drugs at the time of the assault, according to Benton.
The arrest was made by several agencies including the Gulf Coast Fugitive Task Force. Benton thanked those who assisted in the case.
Humphrey was jailed with bond to be set at a later time.