Officials say the suspect drove on with punctured tires, and fired a handgun at law enforcement multiple times, striking a law enforcement vehicle and shooting the trooper who originally pulled the suspect over.
The charges follow a vehicle pursuit and shootout in Merritt, B.C., that spanned nearly two hours on Saturday afternoon, when police attempted to stop a Ford F-350 truck with a flatbed trailer that was allegedly associated with a stolen property file.
The Portland Police Association has moved its headquarters after a year of near constant vandalism. PPA headquarters were in the Kenton neighborhood of the city, but the building was a "target of vandalism" for Antifa militants and others during the past year of civil unrest.
The letter is a sharp response not only to the violence of the weekend, but also to the policies of State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby, who earlier this year announced that she will no longer prosecute a host of crimes, including drug possession, public drinking and urination, and trespassing, among others.
The trooper's action "constituted a reckless attempt to engage in conduct that created substantial risk of physical injury," the lawsuit says.