The North Carolina Fayetteville Police Department had dispatched an officer based on a reported hit-and-run. While at the scene investigating, the alleged suspect returned to the scene, hit the officer and dragged said office for about 50 feet.
The North Carolina Fayetteville Police Department published on Facebook on October 13, that the suspect whom hit the Fayetteville Department Police Officer on October 12 has been charged.
According to the Facebook post at 8:02 pm, officers were dispatched to a reported hit & run
involving a vehicle colliding with a residence along the 800 blk of Beuer Drive.
The victim of the first hit-and-run is an elderly woman. She sustained minor injuries.
While the officer was investigating, the suspect vehicle returned. When the officer confronted the suspect, the officer was struck by the vehicle and dragged down the road.
The offcer was transported to an area hospital by EMS with non-life threatening injuries.The injured female offcer has multiple injuries as a result of being struck and dragged by the suspect’s vehicle.
Responding officers located the suspect vehicle on Cliffdale Rd and attempted a traffic stop. Officers pursued the suspect vehicle until the suspect was apprehended in downtown Fayetteville.
The suspect, Chante Roshell Oates, aged 24, was arrested and charged with :
Assault with a deadly weapon on a Government Officer
Assault on a law enforcement Officer inflicting serious injuries
2 counts of Assault
Assault With a Deadly Weapon,
Resisting a Public Officer,
Injury to Personal Property,
Driving While Impaired, and
Felony Fleeing to Elude Arrest.
Oates remains in the Cumberland County Detention Center under a $153,500 secured bond.