West Des Moines, IOWA – According to the court documents, his name is Jon Schwartz and he was sentenced to 5 years in prison.
Prosecutors said the 62-year-old defendant was found guilty of causing serious injury by vehicle in November 2020.
The defendant was drunk, speeding and watching a movie when he plowed into Officer Kaufman.
Prosecutors said the WDMPD officer was standing next to a vehicle he had stopped along Interstate 35.
This story will be updated as new information become available.