Man indicted for assaulting officer, resisting arrest after traffic stop
MACON, Ga. -- A man was indicted in Bibb County Court Tuesday for assaulting an officer after driving with a suspended license.
Derrick DeWayne Hopkins was indicted on one count each of:
- driving while license suspended
- making a false statement
- aggravated assault on peace officer
- obstruction of an officer
- interference with government property
According to court records, Hopkins was stopped on Feb. 19 for driving with a suspended license and gave officers a false name.
He then hit the officer and resisted arrest, damaging the officers uniform in the process.