Man accused of trying to run down Durham officer
Posted December 25, 2014
Durham, N.C. — A 23-year-old man was charged Thursday after Durham police said he tried to run down an officer.
The incident happened about 2:30 p.m.on Cheek Road as officers responded to a report of a suspicious person with a weapon.
When they arrived at the scene, a man intentionally tried to run down an officer. The man then led officers on a short vehicle chase before hitting two vehicles as he tried to get away, authorities said.
Montez Devon Brandon was charged with assault on an officer, two counts of hit and run, speeding to elude arrest, failure to stop at a stop sign, resist, delay and obstruct, and careless and reckless driving. No one was hurt.