Cuyahoga Falls Man Charged With Hitting Officer

Cuyahoga Falls - The Cuyahoga Falls man accused of driving drunk and slamming into a police cruiser on a Northeast Ohio highway Christmas Eve has been charged.

On December 24, 2018, a 56-year-old James Marshall was involved in a motor vehicle accident on I-271 in which he struck a Macedonia Police Department cruiser. A Macedonia Police Officer was injured in the accident. 

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene and subsequently charged Marshall with several misdemeanor crimes including Operating a Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol. The Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation into the incident.

On January 15th, Marshall was charged with Aggravated Vehicular Assault, which is a third degree felony.

 Marshall was arrested and booked into the Summit Count Jail.

Photo courtesy of Ken Robinson / WTAM 1100

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