Prohibited Driving and Assault Police Officer

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On March 14th at 01:08 am Police conducted a vehicle stop in the 100 block of 20th street. The male driver of the vehicle provided a breath sample resulting in a warning. He was also found to be a prohibited driver. When the officer told the driver he was under arrest he ran, and a foot pursuit ensued. While effecting the arrest the driver struck the officer in the face. At this same time the female passenger jumped behind the wheel of the vehicle and drove away. Responding officers were able to locate the vehicle. The female showed signs of impairment but blew just under the legal limit. The 41-year-old female was arrested for obstructing police. She was released for court on May 24th, 2024. The 39-year-old male was arrested for assaulting an officer, prohibited driving, and resisting arrest. He will be released for court on May 24th, 2024.