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Man fights police after foot chase

Man fights police after foot chase

December 12th, 2012 by The News Tribune in News

A Jefferson City man is facing criminal charges after fleeing from police officers Tuesday, then fighting with them while being taken into custody.

Maurice Rollins, 26, is facing charges of possession of heroin with intent to distribute, assault on a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest.

According to police reports, Jefferson City Community Action Team officers attempted to stop a suspicious vehicle in the area of West Main and Berry streets.