A Raleigh man is facing charges for ramming a stolen Jeep into a Raleigh police cruiser during a drug investigation, according to Wake County court documents.
Tyrone McNeese, 28, of 4144 Courtney Place, is facing multiple charges including: two counts of assault with a deadly weapon on a government official, felony possess stolen motor vehicle, and felony flee/elude arrest with motor vehicle.
The charges stem from an incident that occurred Tuesday night in the area of Trawick Road when McNeese was being investigated for drugs by two Raleigh police officers, according to documents.
During the investigation, McNeese is accused of slamming a Jeep Renegade SUV that was stolen from Enterprise Rental Company into a Raleigh police cruiser that had two officers inside. Documents show that McNeese put the SUV in reverse and drove into the vehicle.
McNeese then fled the scene in the stolen Jeep and was driving in the area of Trawick and Old Trawick roads while trying to elude other officers, according to the court documents.
The suspect was caught, arrested and placed in the Wake County Detention Center under a $125,000 secured bond.
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