GREENSBORO, N.C.-- Two Greensboro Police officers and a man were injured in a police pursuit Tuesday evening.
Police say Christopher Lamont Stimpson, 42, now faces four charges after leading police on a pursuit that ended with a patrol car hitting his vehicle.
It started around 8:00 p.m. after police say Stimpson fled from them after they witnessed a narcotics violation. Police then tried to pull Stimpson over in the area of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Dorothy Brown Street in the southeast part of Greensboro. A detective in an unmarked vehicle also tried to stop the pursuit. But Stimpson managed to get around the detective, drove through a yard on Franklin Boulevard, and then drove his vehicle towards both police cars. Police say Stimpson hit both of the patrol cars. One of the police officer's then used his car to stop Stimpson.
Two officers and Stimpson sustained minor injuries. They were all released from the hospital.
Stimpson is charged with two counts of Assault on a Governmental Official with a Deadly Weapon, Felony Fleeing to Elude to Avoid Arrest, and Possession of Marijuana up to a ½ Ounce.