The office of State Attorney Glenn Hess announces that on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, Circuit Judge Ana Maria Garcia sentenced Bryan Broxton to 28 years of imprisonment for Aggravated Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer and Resisting Officer with Violence, following a guilty verdict on September 20, 2019.
Evidence presented at trial proved that while trying to detain inmate Bryan Broxton at the Bay County Jail, the Defendant violently resisted being restrained by pulling away from Cpl. William Stoudt and subsequently throwing him over his shoulder, driving him into the concrete floor. Cpl. Stoudt received a severe concussion and permanent neck injuries causing permanent disability. The case was prosecuted by Assistant State Attorneys Nichole Pieper and Cord Grimes and investigated by Inv. Marc Bailey with the Bay County Sheriff’s Office.
For additional information, contact Chief Assistant State Attorney Larry Basford.