Police Officer Injured During Traffic Stop

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Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – A Sparta police officer was injured during a Monday night traffic stop.

The department says around 10:30 pm, a vehicle was pulled over and emitting a strong smell of marijuana.

It adds the male passenger, 20-year-old Jaxeryus Lezine, fled on foot.

The officer later dislocated his shoulder while trying to restrain Lezine.

Lezine was arrested that evening at a residence on charges of felony bail jumping and resisting an officer causing injury.

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