• Iowa man arrested for hitting police officer with vehicle

    8 days ago - By Who TV

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Authorities on Friday charged a Cedar Rapids man with hitting a police officer with his vehicle while he was fleeing from a traffic stop.
    Eddie Ayers III, 26, was arrested and charged Friday in the Dec. 17 confrontation. Investigators used video and other evidence to identify Ayers as the driver, Cedar Rapids officials said.
    Reserve Police Officer Scott Fruehling fired at the vehicle as Ayers fled.
    The confrontation began when officers tried to pull over Ayers' vehicle for a traffic violation.
    State Trooper injured after patrol car hit on northern Iowa highway
    After a...
    Read more ...