NEWS RELEASE

ATTEMPTING TO ELUDE

May 31, 2012

Troy Police arrested Cedrick Lamar Poole a 30-year-old black male from Troy today after he attempted to elude police Thursday morning at approximately 11:00 a.m. according to information released by Chief Jimmy Ennis. 

Officers executed traffic stop on a 1991Mercury Cougar for a switched tag on College Street. The vehicle appeared to comply with officers when it then attempted to elude police.
  The vehicle traveled on several streets, through a construction zone on Elm Street and turned onto Park Street where the vehicle left the road  and the driver bailed out of the car as it ran through a fence an came to rest in the parking lot of Skyview Apartments on Park Street. 

Poole fled on from police and he swung at and struck one of the officers on the head.  Poole then ran across Park Street into a field where he was taken into custody by TPD officers.   Poole has been charged with assault 2nd degree (aggravated assault on a police officer-strong arm), switched tag, attempting to elude a police officer, reckless endangerment and driving without first obtaining a license.  He had two outstanding warrants for domestic violence and contempt of court. 

The assault 2
nd charge is a felony and his bond is $25,000.00 in that case. Misdemeanors for attempting to elude has a $500.00 bond and reckless endangerment has a $750.00 bond.  He also received tickets for the switched tag and driving without first obtaining a license.

 

 

 

 

For Further Information Contact:
Sgt. Benny Scarbrough
Administrative Assistant to the Chief of Police
Troy Police Department
334-566-0500 Fax 334-566-2469

Email
Sgt. Scarbrough