By BRENDAN KIRBY
FREDERICK, Md. - A Frederick man was charged late Tuesday with striking a city police officer with his car, according to police.
James Vincent Finnegan, 51, of the 200 block of Locust Street, was charged with a long list of offenses: negligent driving, two counts of failing to drive in a single lane, reckless driving, hit and run, fleeing and eluding, DWI, driving without a license, driving in violation of an alcohol restriction, first-degree assault, second-degree assault and resisting arrest.
Police said the incident began when Cpl. W. Allen Yingling Jr. pulled over a car on the 200 block of West Patrick Street at about 11 p.m. after the car ran onto the median strip.