Jun 22, 2022

St. Joseph Police arrest man who rammed two patrol cars, fled scene early Wednesday

Posted Jun 22, 2022 10:27 AM


St. Joseph Post

St. Joseph Police arrested a man early Wednesday after he failed to yield to police officers, hit two patrol cars and left the scene.

30-year-old Zachary Hart drove off in a stolen Ford Taurus and crashed into several parked cars in the area of 26th and Mitchell Avenue around 2:15 Wednesday morning.

Hart was eventually apprehended after leaving the vehicle and trying to hide in nearby bushes. Hart was arrested on suspicion of assault on law enforcement officers, motor vehicle theft and resisting arrest. Hart also had several outstanding drug-related warrants.

Officers say Hart was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of this incident. No officers were injured. The investigation is ongoing.