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Man put in jail after leaving officer injured in North Little Rock



North Little Rock, Arkansas – Officers with the North Little Rock Police Department were performing a traffic stop in the 3500 block of Pike Avenue shortly before 1:00 p.m. on Thursday.

As they conducted the traffic stop, the driver, identified as 22-year-old Montrell Jones attempted to leave the scene by putting his vehicle into gear, according to reports.

As Jones did this, he hit a police car and then proceeded to drag an officer into a second police car.

Jones left the scene, and the officer was then thrown over the hood of that patrol car, and. The officer suffered a minor injury and was quickly treated and released while still at the scene.

North Little Rock Police Officers and Arkansas State Police Troopers pursued Jones, and that pursuit ended when a trooper conducted a PIT maneuver on Jones’ vehicle on Geyer Springs Rd in Little Rock.

Mr. Jones suffered minor injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment, later he was put into custody.

He is being held without bond at the Pulaski County Regional Detention Facility as he has been charged with three accounts of aggravated assault, felony fleeing, possession of a controlled substance, and various other charges.



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