Man accused of trying to run over Goldsboro officer
Posted February 7, 2012
Goldsboro, N.C. — Police charged a Goldsboro man Monday with trying to run down a police officer during a chase.
Three officers were trying to stop a car as part of a drug investigation when the car's driver fled, prompting a chase. The car went behind a home on Pearson Street, and the officers followed on foot.
The car then sped from behind the home, accelerating as it approached the officers, police said. The car hit Officer Anthony Ravine in the leg and slammed into a patrol car.
Ravine fired several shots at the car, one of which hit the driver in the left arm, police said.
Jonathan Ray Williams and Ravine were treated at Wayne Memorial Hospital and released.
Williams, 20, of 309 N. Jefferson St., was charged with three counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and one count each of careless and reckless driving, unsafe movement violation and drug possession. He was being held in the Wayne County jail under a $600,000 bond.