Police: Man from Orange faces charges for punching officer

A man from Orange is facing several charges for punching a police officer during a reckless driving arrest. Police say they arrested Frank Bontempo yesterday

Police say they arrested Frank Bontempo yesterday after he sped through a red light.

Police say they arrested Frank Bontempo yesterday after he sped through a red light. (6/20/16)

ORANGE - A man from Orange is facing several charges for punching a police officer during a reckless driving arrest.

Police say they arrested Frank Bontempo yesterday after he sped through a red light.

They say Bontempo stopped, then fled the scene in his car and hit a police vehicle.

While they were arresting him, they say he punched an officer in the face. The officer was not hurt.

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