A 28 year old Albany man is sentenced spend the next 11 years in prison for hitting a police officer and dealing drugs.
Kevin Coulon plead guilty to 15 charges Monday, and was given a 25 year total sentence, the first 11 in prison.
Prosecutors say Coulon was being searched by drug agents at the Hidden Oaks Apartments when he punched an agent in the head and ran. Agents had to immobilize Coulon with a stun gun.
Agents found marijuana, crack, and a pistol in Coulon's backpack.
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