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Abilene man, 39, indicted for assaulting police officer

By Elizabeth Weiss, Crime/Courts Reporter, eweiss@ktxs.com
Published On: Aug 06 2014 07:54:23 AM CDT
Updated On: Jun 20 2014 11:57:25 PM CDT
Raymond Guy Richards

Raymond Guy Richards, 39, was indicted during June 2014 for allegedly assaulting a police officer. A grand jury charged Richards with aggravated assault of a public servant and assault of a public servant.

Richards allegedly was trying to flee from an officer on Danville Drive on Jan. 18. Police say he used his vehicle as a weapon against the officer to try and get away. The arresting officer, Jessica Watkins, suffered minor scrapes and bruises. Richards was booked into the Taylor County Jail a few days after the incident.

ABILENE, Texas -

A 39-year-old man who fled from police in January has been indicted for assaulting a police officer.

A grand jury charged Raymond Guy Richards with aggravated assault of a public servant and assault of a public servant.

Richards allegedly was trying to flee from an officer on Danville Drive on Jan. 18. Police say he used his vehicle as a weapon against the officer to try and get away.

The arresting officer, Jessica Watkins, suffered minor scrapes and bruises.

Richards was booked into the Taylor County Jail a few days after the incident.