Longview officer severely injured serving warrant

LONGVIEW - A Longview officer is being treated for severe injuries after a suspect resisted arrest during a warrant service.

The incident happened at 6:20 a.m. Friday in the 4300 block of Price Lane. Officers arrived at the location to serve a warrant on Estevan Olvera Jr., who began fighting and resisting arrest. 

Officer Zachary Atkinson was hurt in the fight and taken to a local hospital for treatment of serious, but not life-threatening injuries.

Olvera is in the Gregg County Jail and now has three new charges in addition to his six outstanding warrants. His bond has not yet been set.

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