Man Accused of Ramming Car Into SDPD Motorcycle Officer Pleads Not Guilty

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A antheral accused of intentionally striking a San Diego motorcycle serviceman with a car successful Mira Mesa pleaded not blameworthy Wednesday to battle with a deadly limb connected a bid officer.

Moises Correa faces 35 years to beingness successful authorities situation if convicted owed to having 2 anterior onslaught convictions, including a 2011 attempted execution condemnation retired of Maricopa County, Arizona, according to the transgression ailment filed against him.

Correa, 29, is accused of wounding the unidentified serviceman conscionable aft 10 a.m. Thursday aft the serviceman stopped a achromatic Chrysler Correa astatine Black Mountain Road and Westview Parkway.

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The antheral wanted for trying to termination a San Diego Police serviceman Thursday, was arrested Saturday greeting aft a 9 hr standoff. NBC 7's Omari Fleming reports.

Police accidental the Chrysler sped distant with the serviceman down it. A fewer blocks later, the operator stopped successful the mediate of the roadway, past accelerated successful reverse, sending the sedan crashing into the motorcycle, according to SDPD Lt. Andra Brown.

The serviceman was knocked implicit and Correa continued to propulsion the motorcycle backward with the serviceman pinned nether it, constabulary said.

The driver, who had a pistillate rider riding with him, past allegedly fled northbound connected Black Mountain Road.

Police said determination were respective witnesses who rapidly rushed to the serviceman and helped him earlier medics arrived. The serviceman was aboriginal taken to a section infirmary and has since been released with insignificant injuries.

NBC 7's Dave Summer is astatine the country of a SWAT standoff successful Mira Mesa.

The officer, who has not been identified, has been with the constabulary section for 13 years and assigned to the department's Traffic Division Motorcycle Unit for much than 5 years.

About 6 p.m. Friday, officers learned that Correa was successful the Mira Mesa area, Brown said. A constabulary aerial portion spotted Correa and a pistillate companion -- believed to beryllium the aforesaid rider successful the car astatine the clip of the alleged transgression -- successful the backyard of a location successful the 9100 artifact of Dewsbury Avenue, a small much than a mile from wherever the clang with the serviceman occurred.

The 2 suspects went into the location and officers surrounded the dwelling, the lieutenant said. Other occupants of the location came retired and a SWAT squad responded to the scene.

After a standoff that lasted respective hours, the 2 suspects were located successful the rafters of the store and inactive refused to travel out, Brown said.

After a standoff that lasted respective hours, Correa and the pistillate were not located until officers conducted a secondary expanse of the residence and recovered them successful the rafters of the garage, but they inactive refused to get out, Brown said.

"Chemical agents were introduced into the store and Correa and the pistillate surrendered without further incident," Brown said.

They were taken to constabulary office for questioning.

Correa remains held without bail.

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