Suspect Sought for Assaulting Officer Turns Self In - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

05/09/05

Suspect Sought for Assaulting Officer Turns Self In

Marvin Johnson, accused of trying to run over a Richmond Hill police officer, turned himself in today. On Friday, Cpl. Ray Fowler stopped Johnson for speeding on Harris Trails Road. After stopping, Johnson took off, dragging Fowler along side the car.

Johnson jumped out of the car and ran off. Police launched a massive manhunt using helicopters, ATVs, and K-9s.

Cpl. Fowler is recovering with bruised ribs and other minor injuries.

Johnson faces charges including aggravated assault on a police officer.

Reported by: Jamie Ertle, jertle@wtoc.com

 

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