sale doc martens Hillsboro man tried to run over sergeant
Joseph E. Eison, 20, was arrested after police said he tried to run over an officer in Forest Grove. (WCSO) KOIN 6 News Staff PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) A 20 year old Hillsboro man was arrested early Saturday morning after he attempted to elude police officers and tried to run over a sergeant, according to officials.
Late Friday night, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a hit and run crash at Northwest Banks Road and Sellers Road in Banks. The vehicle reportedly crashed into a power pole and then drove away.
A Forest Grove Police sergeant spotted the vehicle as it entered Forest Grove, but the driver refused to stop, so officers from multiple agencies pursued it.
The driver was later identified as Joseph E. Eison.
According to officials, the vehicle turned onto a dead end road where the sergeant got out and commanded Eison to exit the vehicle. However,Eison reportedly didn’t listen and instead drove the vehicle straight at the sergeant.
The sergeant was not hit and didn’t suffer any injuries.
After another short pursuit, Eison crashed into a yard and fled on foot before officers detained him.
Eison was arrested for attempted assault, assault, attempting to elude police officers, driving under the influence of intoxicants, unlawful use of weapon, 2 counts of misdemeanor hit and run, criminal mischief, escape, resisting arrested and a misdemeanor warrant from Yamhill County.