- A man accused of dragging a Brooklyn police officer with his car following a traffic stop Thursday has been arrested
- Jose A. Camacho was arrested by Cleveland police about 9.30pm
- Camacho, 33, was wanted for assault after he drove away
Police in Ohio have caught a man who raced away from a traffic stop and dragged a cop along a road.
Cops say Jose A. Camacho fled a traffic stop on Thursday at around 12.15pm and an officer who became trapped in the driver’s compartment door was dragged along the road.
Camacho was pulled over for a traffic violation but it was when the officer looked up his name that he discovered that there were several warrants for his arrest.
Police in Ohio were looking for Jose A. Camacho after he sped away from a traffic stop
The drama was caught on camera by the officer’s body cam and police car dash cams
The officer spoke to Camacho as he opened the driver’s side door to his car
Police say that when he was asked to exit the vehicle the man resisted and sped away.
Camacho has a long history of drug abuse.
The officer was treated at the hospital for a dislocated shoulder and then later released.
Brooklyn Police Chief Scott Mielke said Cleveland police arrested Camacho although no further details surrounding the arrest were released.
Camacho, pictured, appeared to be compliant until the officer found outstanding warrants
Camacho attempted to make a getaway after suddenly putting his foot on the gas while the officer was still holding onto the driver’s side door
The car made a u-turn in the street as Camacho fled. The officer suffered a dislocated shoulder. Camacho was later arrested after police tracked him down