Man Accused of Striking Deputy with Vehicle in San Juan Charged

4 years 1 month 1 week ago Friday, May 18 2018 May 18, 2018 May 18, 2018 4:35 PM May 18, 2018 in News

A suspect accused of striking a deputy with his vehicle is charged with multiple offenses.

44-year-old Jose Garcia was arraigned Saturday in a San Juan court.

He's charged with aggravated assault against a public servant, evading arrest and detention, resisting arrest and search and evading arrest with a vehicle.

San Juan Police Chief, Juan Gonzalez said the Hidalgo County Precinct 2 deputy was hit during a traffic stop Friday on the 900 block of Border Breeze.

Garcia, a known gang member, fled the scene and was later caught that evening in a brushy area.

The deputy was treated and released.

Garcia's bond was set at $350,000.

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