Man accused of ramming stolen Infiniti into police car
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A man is accused of ramming a stolen Infiniti into a police car.
Jaramy Walker is charged with aggravated assault to a first responder, theft of property, vandalism, being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun, reckless driving, evading arrest, leaving the scene of an accident with property damage only, and driving while license is suspended.
On November 17, Officers saw a man sitting inside a white Infiniti Q60 with a damaged sunroof that was backed into a parking space at 1263 Essex Drive.
Officers recognized the vehicle that drove away from them on four separate occasions.
According to the affidavit, when Memphis police went to approach the Infiniti, the driver sped away from the parking place and struck one of the patrol cars in the front right as an officer was standing inside the door panel.
Police say the driver of the Infiniti then drove away 30 feet before hitting a partition wall in the parking area and continuing driving for another 150 feet before leaving the vehicle and running away.
After chasing him, police took him into custody and discovered a black Glock loaded with an extended magazine that he had dropped.
Walker was identified as the suspect.
Walker was found to be a convicted felon in Eufaula, Oklahoma, for a throw or drop item on a vehicle and was sentenced to three years on August 13, 2019.
He was also convicted of tampering with evidence in which he pleaded guilty on December 10, 2021, and sentenced to three years.
Officers discovered the Infiniti was stolen in April 2023.
Walker told police that he purchased the vehicle eight months prior from someone he didn’t Eusuala, Oklahoma know for $15,000.
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