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Florida, Seminole County’s deputy being dragged by a car.
A Florida driver has been charged with the attempted murder of a law enforcement officer and aggravated assault after police video showed him dragging a Seminole County deputy for more than 100 yards of an interstate on-ramp.
The deputy, Aaron Blais conducted a traffic stop on a Rocky, Rudolph, Jr., 38, because he was driving a vehicle with illegally tinted windows, the Sheriff Dennis Lemma told reporters at a press conference on Saturday.
The officer said he smelled marijuana on the suspect, who police identified as a convicted felon, but when asked, She Blais said he doesn’t have a card for medical marijuana. He refused to turn off his engine, when Blais asked him to do so, and while the officer was still speaking to him, He took off in a black Escalade, dragging the officer about 20 minutes.
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When the car came to a stop, Blais, drew his gun, pointing it at the vehicle and radioing in for backup, but He took The reed, and a further 100 m to the I-4.
“The Vice-Blais is out of the car, rolling into the median, and the witness testimony all around,” Lemma said.
At some point during the incident, Blais shot, She is in the streets. It was unclear how many shots were fired in all, but The Florida Department of Law Enforcement will continue to investigate, a Sheriff’s Office spokesman Bob Kealing said.
He finally got out, threw a gun into the bushes, according to eyewitnesses, was pursued by law enforcement, including the sheriff’s office SWAT team for nearly 8 hours before he was to be caught in another vehicle.
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Name, said he was “absolutely convinced that He had to reach his gun during the incident, and that the body camera and the dashboard, the images should clearly show you that.”
“This was a very dangerous situation,” Lemma said. “Our deputy could have been killed.” The doctors will later be released by the board of directors of the hospital.