Driver pleads guilty to hitting Stow police officer during traffic stop
AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - A Kent man was convicted of hitting a Stow police officer while fleeing from a traffic stop in April.
Jevonte Jones pleaded guilty Wednesday to failure to comply with an order or signal of a police officer.
A Stow police officer pulled over Jones on April 9 just before 7 p.m. on Fishcreek Road and Cresswood Drive.
Jones refused to stop and then drove into a second Stow police officer who had exited his cruiser to put down stop sticks.
Jones was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals on April 15 at a Willoughby motel.
The Stow police officer has recovered from his injuries.
Summit County Court of Common Pleas Judge Alison Breaux will sentence Jones on Nov. 10.
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