Man accused of dragging officer with car appears in court


In Bowie County, a man accused of assaulting a police officer by dragging him with his car stood before a judge today. 

Jaroy Simpson faces four charges after investigators say a routine traffic stop led to the injury of a Texarkana,Texas, police officer. 

Simpson is charged with aggravated assault on a public servant, theft of a firearm and possession of ecstasy.

Prosecutors plan to present the case to a grand jury at the end of this month. Simpson is due back in court early August.

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