UPDATE: Brandon Christopher Adams, 23, turned himself in at Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Headquarters this afternoon. Adams was subsequently arrested without incident. He is charged with Aggravated assault of a police officer and felony obstruction of an officer.
SAVANNAH, GA (May 10, 2015) Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a Savannah man who dragged an officer with his car and almost ran over him Saturday night.
Brandon Christopher Adams, 23, of a Veronica Lane address is being sought on warrants for aggravated assault on a police officer drawn by Metro violent crimes detectives.
He is described as a black male, about 5-foot-6, 140 pounds with short black hair and may have a goatee-style beard and mustache. At the time he was driving a black Ford Focus sedan.
He has been identified as the male who refused the officer’s directions, entered his car and speed away while the officer’s arm was trapped between the seat and seat belt of his car at the Shell convenience store on the 12000 block of Abercorn Street.
The Southside Precinct patrol officer had answered a shoplifting call at the store when the manager approached him and identified Adams as a man who had cashed a fake check several months ago. When the officer approached Adams, he lied to the officer about his name, entered the car and sped away while the officer was attempting to turn off the iginition.
The officer was able to free himself from the moving car then had to roll away from it to avoid being struck by the rear wheel. He was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
Anyone with information on Adams’ location is asked to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637) using the keyword CSTOP2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.
A Tip Line also is open directly to investigators at (912) 525-3124 and most area clergy have agreed to serve as liaisons for anyone who would like to share information with police anonymously.