Man charged with using SUV to drag ABC officers - WNCN: News, Weather

Man charged with using SUV to drag ABC officers

Posted: Updated:

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A Wake Forest man has been charged with dragging two Wake County Alcohol Beverage Control officers with his SUV.

WRAL-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1cPkLHn ) that say 36-year-old Mario Dion Hartsfield was arrested Sunday and charged with two counts of assault with a deadly weapon on a government official. Authorities say he dragged the agents, who were investigating controlled substance and parking violations.

Hartsfield was jailed Monday on a $263,000 secure bond on the assault charges as well as other offenses including resisting a public officer, fleeing to elude arrest with a motor vehicle and possession with intent to sell or distribute marijuana.

He was expected in court Monday, and jail records listed no attorney. Police have not said if the ABC officers were hurt.

Information from: WRAL-TV, http://www.wral.com

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • North CarolinaMore>>

  • McCrory touts benefits of $5B natural gas pipeline

    McCrory touts benefits of $5B natural gas pipeline

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:50:00 GMT
    Governor McCrory made a couple of stops Tuesday, including one in the east, discussing a potential gas pipeline.
    Governor McCrory made a couple of stops Tuesday, including one in the east, discussing a potential gas pipeline.
  • Spring Lake registered sex offender who claims innocence due in court

    Spring Lake registered sex offender who claims innocence due in court

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-09-02 20:10:38 GMT
    Nathan Cooley turns himself in on child sex charges.Nathan Cooley turns himself in on child sex charges.
    A registered sex offender accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in Spring Lake is expected in court Tuesday afternoon.
    A registered sex offender accused of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl in Spring Lake is expected in court Tuesday afternoon.
  • Tillis, Hagan gear up for 1st NC Senate debate

    Tillis, Hagan gear up for 1st NC Senate debate

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:04:33 GMT
    North Carolina's leading U.S. Senate candidates are finally meeting in person to trade accusations and present their case to voters on live television.
    North Carolina's leading U.S. Senate candidates are finally meeting in person to trade accusations and present their case to voters on live television.
Powered by WorldNow

1205 Front St., Raleigh
N.C., 27609

Telephone: 919.836.1717
Fax: 919.836.1687
Email: newstips@wncn.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.