FORT SMITH — Law enforcement arrested a Fort Smith person in link with an officer staying dragged by a motor vehicle Sunday morning, in accordance to a Law enforcement Department push launch.
Jason Edgardo Mayorga, 22, was arrested Sunday afternoon and charged with aggravated assault, according to law enforcement. He was being held Sunday at the Sebastian County Detention Center without bond.
Law enforcement reported officers have been investigating an unrelated hit-and-run incident at 5000 Kelley Highway all-around 4 a.m. when Mayorga ignored barricades and drove a black Volkswagen via the scene.
Officers reported they stopped the automobile and spoke to the driver, who they described was noticeably impaired. Just after currently being asked to change off the engine, the driver sped away, dragging officer Ashley Breedlove, according to the launch. Breedlove experienced accidents to her hand and hip.
In the primary accident officers ended up investigating, law enforcement said the target, Souryan Jerry Sengsirivanh, endured existence-threatening accidents and was in really serious situation at a area medical center. Law enforcement are requesting the public’s support in locating and pinpointing the suspect in that incident, who was reported to be driving a light-coloured 2000s Cadillac. Law enforcement are asking any individual with information and facts they feel could be helpful to get hold of officers by contacting 479-709-5000 or by dialing 911.