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Carroll Police Officer Injured After Trying To Arrest Out Of State Fugitive

A police officer in Carroll suffered an inury after an incident late last week. Last Friday, Officer Patrick McCarty attempted to arrest 27 year old Illinois resident, Dennis Guider Jr. He is wanted on warrants out of Illinois for parole violations, burglary and other crimes.

McCarty stopped a vehicle that Guider Jr. was a passenger in. When the officer approached the passenger side, Guider Jr. reportedly pushed the driver out of the way and  got in the driver’s seat. Then as McCarty was going around the front of the vehicle, Guider Jr. hit the officer with the vehicle. The suspect kept driving and fled the scene.

Officer McCarty suffered a back injury in the incident and is expected to miss about 6 weeks of work. Carroll Police Chief, Brad Burke says warrants for Guider Jr. will be issued for charges stemming from this incident.

As of the time of this report, Dennis Guider Jr. remained at large.


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