A Cheyenne teen is facing up to ten years in prison for allegedly kicking a police officer.

According to court documents, police pulled an SUV over on December 17 after a group of people believed to be armed with knives and possibly a gun left a fight in the area of 3205 Reed Avenue.

Police say 19-year-old Vincent Ramirez-Ramirez, a passenger in the SUV, began recording the encounter on his phone, which was okay, but he didn't obey multiple orders to stand in front of the cop car.

When an officer went to place Ramirez-Ramirez in handcuffs he allegedly "mule kicked" the officer in the right knee.

Ramirez-Ramirez was arrested and charged with interference with a peace officer - injury and interference with a peace officer - resist.

Ramirez-Ramirez is being held in the Laramie County Detention Center on $5,000 cash bond. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for December 28 at 1:30 p.m. in Laramie County Circuit Court.

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