In an incident one would likely see on Television, it played out in Dutton Thursday night.
According to Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen, of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, a Henagar man escaped a police vehicle after he was arrested.
Harnen said the incident started after the sheriff’s office received calls of a suspicious person around some local businesses in Dutton.
“When a deputy arrived, he said the man was slurring his speech and staggering around,” said Harnen.
Harnen said it was learned the man, identified as Ricky Darrell Traylor, 27 of Henagar, was wanted in Dade County, Georgia for assaulting a police officer and other charges.
Harnen said Traylor was arrested but soon was literally free again.
“He was put in the car,” said Harnen. “At some point, he was able to gets his hands in front of him, rolled down the window and climbed on top of the vehicle.”
Harnen said the deputy slowed down, and Traylor slipped down the windshield and slid off.
“He jumped up and ran south on Highway 71,” said Harnen.
Deputies were able to catch Traylor and tased him after ordering him to stop. Harnen said Traylor suffered some minor abrasions during the incident. Traylor was taken to the Jackson County Jail and charged with being a fugitive from justice, resisting arrest, fleeing to elude and escape third degree.
He remains in the county jail on a $600 bond. After Traylor makes bond, he will face charges in Dade County, said Harnen.