Man Hits Gloucester Twp. Police Officer With Car During Stop: PD | #teacher | #children | #kids

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ — A Philadelphia man was arrested after hitting a Gloucester Township police officer with his car during a traffic stop over the weekend, police said.

Gloucester Township police said they suspected 20-year-old Oliver Lee was in possession of narcotics when they stopped him on Williamstown Road in the Sicklerville section of the township early Saturday morning.

Lee refused to listen to the officers and refused to get out of his car, police said. As the officers attempted to get him out of the car, Lee sped off, hitting an officer with his car door and running over his foot, police said.

Police said they chased Lee for about three miles before his car broke down and came to a stop. Police arrested Lee without further incident.

The officer who was hit by the car suffered a minor injury and refused treatment, police said.
Officers found suspected marijuana and packaging material, along with a long knife, police said.

Lee was charged with second-degree eluding, third-degree resisting arrest, third-degree aggravated assault, third-degree assault by auto, third-degree possession of a weapon, fourth-degree obstruction, possession of a controlled dangerous substance (CDS) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Lee was processed and remanded to the Camden County Correctional Facility in accordance with the State of New Jersey Bail Reform Laws.


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