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Prineville man pleads not guilty to attack on police officer


PRINEVILLE, Oregon — A Prineville man accused of repeatedly hitting a police officer with a hammer has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and other charges.

KTVZ-TV reports ( ) that Trevor Trollope smiled and waved as he appeared by video Friday in Crook County Circuit Court.

Police say the 25-year-old attacked Prineville police Sgt. Jimmy O'Daniel during a jewelry store burglary last weekend. He allegedly hit the officer on the head at least 12 times.

A citizen on a-ride-along with O'Daniel was able to help stop the attack and subdue the burglar.

Trollope is being held on $500,000 bail. He's due back in court on April 28.

Prineville police say O'Daniel suffered a severe concussion and will need several weeks to recover.

Information from: KTVZ-TV,

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