Man Charged Following Vehicle Pursuit

Published on April 30, 2017

ARLINGTON, Va. — At approximately 2:58 p.m. on April 30, police were dispatched to the 4200 block of 2nd Road N. for a dispute in progress possibly involving a firearm. Arriving officers located an individual inside a parked vehicle matching the suspect description provided by the reporting party. As officers were attempting to conduct their investigation, the suspect placed the vehicle into reverse in an effort to flee the area. The officers attempted to keep the vehicle on scene but the suspect allegedly placed the vehicle in drive and accelerated directly towards the officer. The driver intentionally struck the officer but she did not sustain any injuries.

A vehicle pursuit was initiated after the suspect fled from the scene traveling southbound on Glebe Road. The suspect turned onto Columbia Pike where he struck a vehicle at the intersection of Columbia Pike and Walter Reed Drive. The suspect exited his vehicle and attempted to flee the scene on foot. Following a brief foot pursuit, the suspect was taken into custody without further incident.

Brian Williams, 32, of No Fixed Address was arrested and charged with Attempted Malicious Wounding on Law Enforcement, Felony Eluding, Felony Hit and Run, Misdemeanor Identity Theft and Driving While Suspended. At the time of the incident, he was wanted in Arlington County, Virginia and Anne Arundel County, Maryland.