LYNN, Mass. (WWLP) – A Massachusetts State Trooper arrested a man Monday who’s suspected of intentionally hitting a state trooper with his 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee in Lynn that morning.
Massachusetts State Police (MSP) reporting that the man, 19-year-old Wilmer Arieas-Cespedes, was arrested on multiple charges after a State Trooper identified his vehicle following the issue of a “be on the lookout” notice.
At roughly 2 a.m. Monday, police responded to a noise complaint at a Lynn business. Arieas-Cespedes responded to the officer’s inquiry by hitting the officer with his car causing minor injuries. With the assistance of Boston Police, State Troopers apprehended Arieas-Cespedes. He is being held without bail and was officially charged at the Lynn District Court on Monday.
Arieas-Cespedes faces the following charges:
- Assault and Battery on a Police Officer;
- Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon (vehicle);
- Failure to Stop for Police; and