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Man Sentenced To Jail For Running Over Police Officer

Posted July 14, 2004 11:47 a.m. EDT

— An Edegecombe County man will serve jail time for running over a police officer.

Wednesday, a jury found Aaron Sutton guilty of hit-and-run and assault with a deadly weapon. They jury found him not guilty of attempted murder.

Police said Sutton ran over Cpl. Sandy Rose last year after a fender bender. The officer was not seriously injured.