Rockford Police detective hit by car Thursday during warrant check
A man and a woman are in custody facing several charges related to the incident.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - A detective was hit by a car early Thursday morning, after a woman tried to escape a warrant check, according to the Rockford Police Department.
Around 6 a.m. Sept. 1, ffficers with the department’s Gang Crime Unit and Narcotics Unit followed up on several outstanding warrants for 31-year-old Davon Lewis. The warrant check was conducted in the 7500 block of Colosseum Drive, and when Lewis saw police, he ran.
Lewis was caught a short time later, possessing drugs and a loaded gun.
As Lewis was getting handcuffed, police say 22-year-old Deasjmonay Dixon snuck into a car and sped away, before hitting a Rockford detective.
That officer was treated for minor injuries at a local hospital, then released.
Lewis faces a slew of charges, including unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, aggravated resisted arrest and possession with intent to deliver narcotics. Dixon, on the other hand, faces aggravated battery to a police officer.
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