Man sentenced for trying to run down police officers

Posted at 1:04 PM, Feb 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-14 13:04:20-05

A 24-year-old Buffalo man is headed to prison for trying to run down police officers with a vehicle.

A judge sentenced Kenneth Pringle Wednesday in court to five years behind bars plus five years post-release supervision.

On December 18, 2016, Officer Stephen Mikac tried to pull over Pringle's vehicle after noticing his vehicle had an expired inspection sticker. Pringle then led the officer on a chase in the middle of an ice storm.

Pringle would later get stuck in traffic, turn the car around and drive it straight at officers who responded on foot.

Pringle pleaded guilty to Attempted Assault back in November.

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