sioux falls, sd
A South Dakota man has pleaded guilty for punching a police officer.
Matthew Dupris, of Eagle Butte, is charged with assaulting a federal officer. He faces a maximum penalty of eight years in prison.
Authorities say the 24-year-old Dupris hit an officer in the face while he was being booked into jail in March on suspicion of driving drunk.
Sentencing is scheduled for Jan. 8.