Suspect accused of dragging Lawrence officer with car tracked down by State Police

Authorities arrested a Springfield man Monday morning who allegedly dragged a Lawrence police officer with his car after a report of a taking pictures within the metropolis.

31-year-old Junior Arias Lara is charged with failure to cease for police, resisting arrest, and unlicensed operation of a motorcar.

According to State Police, Trooper Connor Hendry of the Andover Barracks was working the midnight shift when he heard a radio name for a taking pictures close to Fitz Street in Lawrence. Officials say a Lawrence Police officer stopped the suspected automobile concerned however was dragged a brief distance when the car fled the scene.

Trooper Henry started looking for the automobile and positioned it taking the ramp from Route 93 to Route 495 southbound simply after 3 a.m.

The trooper carried out a site visitors cease and reportedly issued instructions for the taking pictures suspect, later recognized as Arias Lara, to get out of the car. However, officers say Arias Lara fled on foot into a close-by swamp.

Arias Lara allegedly ignored troopers’ instructions to exit the swamp and even at one level reached into his waistband, in line with police.

Authorities say Trooper Hendry approached Arias Lara after which took him to the bottom using defensive ways.

He was subdued and transferred into Lawrence Police’s custody to face prices related to the preliminary taking pictures incident.

Arias Lara will likely be arraigned in Lawrence District Court.

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