A Williamsburg man is accused of causing a K-9 unit to receive cuts on its front and back legs when officers attempted to serve multiple felony warrants on him. Police charged Franklin Mills of Williamsburg with fleeing or evading police on foot, menacing, disorderly conduct, second-degree wanton endangerment, public intoxication, assault on a service animal and first-degree criminal mischief. Police say officers attempted to serve multiple arrest warrants on Mills at a house in Williamsburg, but when Mills saw officers approaching the house he ran out the back door. Police say Mills ran into the woods and over a cliff. While chasing after Mills, police said their uniforms were damaged and the K-9 unit had large cuts to it’s legs. Mills hid in a culvert and had to be physically removed despite commands for him to come out. Mills refused to walk up the hill and officers had to physically assist him up the hill. He was lodged in the Whitley County Detention Center.
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