Unmarked MPD vehicle rammed during pursuit, police say

(Source: WSFA 12 News)
Published: Aug. 3, 2022 at 8:41 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 4, 2022 at 4:57 PM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Montgomery police say one of their vehicles was struck by a suspect who was fleeing officers Wednesday evening.

Capt. Saba Coleman said officers tried to pull over a vehicle in the area of Rice Street and May Street at about 6 p.m. She said the driver refused to stop, leading officers on a pursuit.

Coleman said the driver rammed an unmarked vehicle during the chase.

The pursuit ended in the 2900 block of Day Street. There were no injuries.

A suspect was arrested at the scene, who was later identified as 29-year-old Jatrio Lassic. Police said Lassic was charged with certain persons forbidden to possess a pistol, unlawful possession of a controlled substance and attempting to elude.

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