SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO AM) - A police dog brought down a suspect in a drug sting set up by the Sioux Falls Area Drug Task Force Thursday night.
Officer Sam Clemens says 26-year-old Aaron Allen Unzelman of Sioux Falls is charged with possession and distribution of methamphetamine and resisting arrest.
Clemens says Unzelman started running when he saw officers approach and they released the dog. He says the dog bit Unzelman in the leg, he punched the dog and the dog then bit him in the arm. Clemens says the dog was able to bring the suspect down to the ground.
Unzelman is also charged with intentional injury to a police dog. Clemens says the dog was not injured.
Unzelmanc earlier had failed to return the Minnehaha County Jail during a furlough. The sting occured at Minnesota Avenue and Russell Street.