Man Arrested in Officer-Involved Hit-and-Run
April 9, 2019 10:02AM CDT
Lincoln Police provided an update on an officer-involved hit-and-run that occured April 3rd.
LPD says officers arrested 22-year-old Deanta Delarosa, who assaulted an officer while trying to flee arrest last Wednesday near 11th and New Hampshire.
Information Officer Angela Sands said Delarosa got into a car, drove over a lawn, hit another vehicle, and then drove toward police in attempt to hit an investigator. The officer received medical help after injuring his arm in the assault.
Officers received a tip Delarosa was at a home in the North Bottoms neighborhood last Friday. LPD arrested Delarosa for breaking parole, operating a motor vehicle to avoid arrest, and 2nd degree assault on a police officer.