Man gets 3 years for YouTube fight

By Gary Brode | gbrode@wcia.com

Published 06/21 2014 07:35PM

Updated 06/24 2014 11:40AM

CHAMPAIGN -- He tried to stop a woman from being arrested but ended up fighting with a police officer. Now, a Savoy man will spend the next few years behind bars.
Charles Grindley was sentenced to three years in prison.

In April, Grindley was caught on camera fighting with a Champaign police officer. That video was posted to YouTube. Police say the officer in the video acted appropriately.

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