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November 19, 2017

Aggravated Assault W/ Deadly Weapon Arrest


A Waskom, Texas man is behind bars after running his girlfriend’s vehicle off the road, prior to forcing her into his vehicle. The incident occurred on Friday, January 20 at approximately 11:46 p.m. The victim was able to call 911 and advise dispatch she was being chased by another vehicle. She stated that the other vehicle was attempting to run her off the road. The suspect rammed into the back of the victim’s vehicle, pushing it across a ditch and into a utility pole at the intersection of Hwy. 59 and Loop 390. After crashing, the suspect, identified as 34-year-old Jamichael Brown, pulled the female out of her car by her hair and forced her into his vehicle. MPD officers arrived and located the suspect and victim still at the scene and arrested Brown. The female victim was treated at the scene by EMS. A passenger in the victim’s car was not injured.

Chief Jesus “Eddie” Campa stated, “I am extremely proud of our dispatchers who maintained contact with the victim during the incident. Dispatchers were able to quickly direct our officers to the scene before the victim could be seriously injured. Good communication between our dispatchers and officers helps us better protect our citizens.”

Brown was booked into the Harrison County Jail where he is charged with aggravated assault dating violence and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. His bond is set at $100,000.

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