Prison sentence for police assault

A MAN has been sentenced in the Brisbane District Court to five years imprisonment for serious assault on a police officer in Capalaba in April 2014.

Morris Steven Mickelo, 32, was also found guilty of a malicious act of intent for which he was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment.

The assault occurred when police attempted to arrest Mickelo after being called to a domestic disturbance.

Judge Anthony Rafter ordered that Mickelo be eligible for parole on April 28, 2019.