Officers responded to Pioneer Valley Hospital to investigate an allegation of child abuse. A three-year-old victim was found to have a significant injury to his ear. The victim’s father, Lee Otukolo (12/19/85) was booked into jail for felony child abuse.
Aggravated Assault on PO
600 E. Warnock Avenue
Officers were conducting a traffic stop at the above location. As officers were standing at the open driver’s door, they noticed the driver had illegal narcotics in his possession. The driver sped away dragging the officer approximately 50 feet. The driver crashed into another vehicle and fled on foot. The suspect was apprehended by officers and safely taken into custody. The driver of the victim vehicle and the officer were treated for minor injuries at a local hospital. Alejandro Murillo-Escobar (2-14-88) was booked into jail for possession of controlled substance, fleeing, aggravated assault, and other miscellaneous charges.
No significant events.
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