Texas Man Gets 70 Years In Prison After Spitting On Police Officers

  • A Texas man will spend 70 years behind bars after spitting on police officers during his arrest last year, according to multiple reports.
  • Larry Pearson, 36, was sentenced on April 12 after being found guilty of two counts of harassment of a public servant, KLBK News first reported. The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal also confirmed the sentence.
  • Pearson was arrested for domestic assault in May 2022 after a woman flagged down an officer in Lubbock, Texas, Prosecutor Jessica Gorman told the outlet. The woman claimed Pearson hit her multiple times, and that he had a firearm – which later turned out to be an airsoft gun.
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