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Suspect Rams Vehicle Into Two Durham Police Cruisers

Posted June 1, 2006 11:03 a.m. EDT

— Durham police say a suspect rammed two of its cruisers with his car while trying to elude officers.

The incident happened shortly before 12:30 a.m. near Gattis and Wilkerson Streets.

Two officers had minor injuries in the incident. The suspect -- 21-year-old Dwight Turrentine -- was later arrested.

Turrentine is facing several charges, including assault with a deadly weapon on a law enforcement official.