Philadelphia Man Arrested After Striking Officer With His Car Door And Leading Police On A Pursuit

LOCATION: Williamstown Road, Sicklerville Section of Gloucester Township
CASE #: 2020-44147

On September 26, 2020 at approximately 12:43 am, Officers conducted a motor vehicle stop on Williamstown Road in the Sicklerville section of Gloucester Township. While speaking with the driver, Officers suspected that he was in possession of narcotics or under the influence of narcotics while driving. The driver, later identified as Oliver Lee, age 20, refused to cooperate with the Officers directions and refused to exit his vehicle. As Officers attempted to escort him from the vehicle, Mr. Lee placed the vehicle in drive and drove away, striking an Officer with the car door and running over his foot as he did.

Officers pursued Mr. Lee for about three miles before his vehicle suffered a mechanical issue and came to a stop. Mr. Lee was ordered from the vehicle, at which time he complied. He was taken into custody without further incident. One Officer sustained a minor injury from being struck by the car door but declined treatment.

Inside the vehicle, Officers located suspected marijuana and packaging material along with a knife. Oliver Lee was processed and remanded to the Camden County Correctional Facility in accordance with the State of New Jersey Bail Reform Laws.

Oliver Lee
Age 20
3000 block
Bleigh Ave.
Philadelphia, PA

Eluding – 2nd Degree; Resisting Arrest – 3rd Degree; Aggravated Assault – 3rd Degree; Assault by Auto – 3rd Degree; Possession of a Weapon – 3rd Degree; Obstruction – 4th Degree; Possession of Controlled Dangerous Substance- Disorderly Persons Offense and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Disorderly Persons Offense.

DATE/TIME OF RELEASE: 9/26/2020 2:31 PM
APPROVED BY: Captain McKendry
INVESTIGATING OFFICERS: Ptl. C. Walsh #252 & Gloucester Township Police Criminal Investigations Bureau
RELEASE MADE BY: Lt. Jason Fretz #174

9-26-2020 2020-44147 Philadelphia Man Arrested After Striking Officer With His Car Door And Leading Police On A Pursuit

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