CPD officer hit by car expected to be OK, Suspects arrested
An officer was injured in a police chase Saturday night.
Chattanooga police officers were trying to stop a vehicle at a gas pump. The driver, identified as Davon Sherrer, hit the gas when the officer approached, hitting the officer with the front fender.
Officers then pursued the suspect for around 15-20 minutes. The driver struck a telephone pole in the 2900 block of Dodds Avenue.
The driver and passenger, identified as Scyhuler Davis, then fled on foot. Both were caught quickly.
The officer's injuries were non-life-threatening.
The vehicle had been reported stolen. Officers found a firearm and large amounts of narcotics.
Sherrer, 19, faces charges of:
- Aggravated Assault
- Reckless Endangerment
- Evading Arrest (x2)
- Drugs Resale (x2)
- Possession of a Firearm
Davis, 18, was charged with evading and two counts of drugs for resale.