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Charlotte man arrested for involvement in officer’s injures

SALISBURY — A Charlotte man is in the Rowan County jail four days after a sheriff’s deputy was injured during a vehicle search.
Anthony Jamel Duncan, 28, of Carver Pond Road, was located hiding in an attic by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.
A car door closed on Rowan County Sheriff’s Lt. Mike Brady’s leg while the officer was in the back seat searching the vehicle. Officers had just broken up a house party when Duncan, the driver, took off in the car with the officer in the back seat. Duncan truck a tree and sideswiped a car.
Duncan is charged with assault with a deadly weapon on a law enforcement officer and possession of a firearm by a felon, both felonies. He was also charged with resist, obstruct, delay an officer; carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, all misdemeanors.
Arrest warrants said the officer tore ligaments in his leg.
Three others were cited and arrested in the same incident for simple possession of marijuana. Duncan remains in the Rowan County jail under a $50,000 secured bond.

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