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Wisconsin Officer Injured After Being Dragged by Teen Driver

September 25, 2012  | 

A Fitchburg, Wis., police officer was injured Monday morning when he was dragged 450 feet, or nearly one city block, by a teenage driver who pinned the officer's arm in his car window and sped off, police said.

The 16-year-old boy was arrested a short time later after a foot chase. He was tentatively charged with first-degree recklessly endangering safety and resisting an officer and was taken to the Juvenile Reception Center, said Lt. Chad Brecklin.

Officer Jay Wilson was taken to a hospital where he was treated and released. Wilson, 54, is a 27-year veteran of the department, Brecklin said.

Read Full Story at: Madison.com

Tags: Traffic Enforcement, Fitchburg (Wisc.) PD, Officer Injured


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Bob@Az. @ 9/25/2012 6:02 PM

After reading the news report I think this little turd should be charged with attempted murder of a Police Officer, among many others. 16 years old and already he's looking for a slab at the MEs office and a hole in Potters field. Wonder where his breeders are? NEVER stick your arm inside a vehicle! Just tase the pos first, drag it out & hook it up. Blues, Please stay safe.

S.S @ 9/27/2012 10:17 AM

I wonder what this kids criminal history looks like so far, and he's only 16. I agree with the attempted murder charge instead of resisting arrest. Only 16, and he's already like this.

Tim @ 9/28/2012 1:00 AM

If your old enough to attempt to kill an Officer then your old enough to do a life sentence with the big boys.

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