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Guilty verdict after jury sees video of man biting, spitting on officers during arrest

Devin Reese Snodgrass arrested for assault on a public servant (Source: Lubbock Co. Detention Center) Devin Reese Snodgrass arrested for assault on a public servant (Source: Lubbock Co. Detention Center)
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

A Lubbock jury has found 23-year-old Devin Reese Snodgrass guilty on five counts of assault on a public servant.

They delivered the verdict Tuesday afternoon, the same day prosecutors showed jurors the video of Snodgrass' arrest.

The video shows Snodgrass biting and spitting on officers.

You can also hear Snodgrass yelling for officers to give him a cigarette and he will quit spitting on them.

The video is roughly 17 minutes long and also shows him yelling and fighting off the paramedics as they are trying to load him into an ambulance. 

According to Captain Stephen Hinkle with the Texas Tech Police Department, Devin Snodgrass was arrested in September of 2015 at a Texas Tech football game on charges of public intoxication.

Snodgrass was charged with public intoxication, resisting arrest, and harassment of a public servant.

According to court documents, Snodgrass assaulted three officers during his arrest.

The sentencing phase of the trial will begin October 24th. 

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