ARIZONA NEWS

MCSO asks for help finding suspect who rammed deputy’s vehicle

Jun 23, 2022, 10:30 AM
QuikTrip surveillance camera image. (Photo via Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)...
QuikTrip surveillance camera image. (Photo via Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
(Photo via Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

PHOENIX – The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help identifying a man who rammed a deputy’s vehicle in a West Valley gas station parking lot last week.

The incident took place in the parking lot of a QuikTrip on Olive Avenue east of El Mirage Road in Youngtown on May 17, MCSO said in a bulletin on Wednesday.

A deputy was in the patrol vehicle when it was rammed. The suspect then hit two other vehicles before driving off.

The suspect was described as a man in his 20s with a thin build and medium-length hair. He was wearing a white T-shirt during the incident based on surveillance footage from inside the store.

The suspect’s abandoned vehicle was located about 2 miles away in a dirt lot near El Mirage Road and Peoria Avenue.

Anybody with information about the case was asked to call MCSO at 602-876-1011 and reference report #IR 22-012770.

Lifetime Windows & Doors

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

Arizona News

Arizona Sen. Nancy Barto, R-Phoenix, left, speaks during a news conference after the Supreme Court ...
Associated Press

U.S. Supreme Court: Arizona can enforce genetic issue abortion ban

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday allowed enforcement of a 2021 Arizona law that lets prosecutors bring felony charges against doctors who knowingly terminate pregnancies solely because the fetuses have a genetic abnormality such as Down syndrome.
20 hours ago
(File Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)...
Associated Press

Arizona Gov. Ducey signs bill directing $335M to build border fence

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation Thursday that directs $335 million in state cash to construct virtual or physical fencing along the border with Mexico, part of a $564 million border security funding package that is the most ever spent by the state.
20 hours ago
(KTAR News Photo/Luke Forstner)...
KTAR.com

Suspects in shooting of Phoenix officer indicted on first-degree murder charges

Two men accused of shooting a Phoenix police officer earlier this month have been indicted on three felony charges each, authorities said Thursday.
20 hours ago
Protesters shout as they join thousands marching around the Arizona Capitol after the Supreme Court...
Kevin Stone

Proposed Arizona ballot initiative to ensure abortion rights running out of time

Proponents of a ballot initiative to amend Arizona’s constitution to guarantee abortion rights have a week left to gather enough signatures to put the issue before voters this year.
20 hours ago
(AP Photo/John Locher)...
KTAR.com

Peoria joins other Valley cities in implementing first stage of drought management plan

Peoria on Wednesday became the latest Valley city to announce implementation of the first stage of its drought management plan.
20 hours ago
(Instagram Photos)...
Kevin Stone

Phoenix Mexican restaurant Ladera Taverna closing, will reopen as The Vig

Ladera Taverna y Cocina is saying adios this weekend after six years in Phoenix’s Sunnyslope neighborhood and will be converted into another location of The Vig.
20 hours ago

Sponsored Articles

(Courtesy Condor)...
Condor Airlines

Condor Airlines shows passion for destinations from Sky Harbor with new-look aircraft

Condor Airlines brings passion to each flight and connects people to their dream destinations throughout the world.
...
Carla Berg, MHS, Deputy Director, Public Health Services, Arizona Department of Health Services

Vaccines are safe if you are pregnant or breastfeeding

Are you pregnant? Do you have a friend or loved one who’s expecting?
...
Carla Berg, MHS, Deputy Director, Public Health Services, Arizona Department of Health Services

ADHS mobile program brings COVID-19 vaccines and boosters to Arizonans

The Arizona Department of Health Services and partner agencies are providing even more widespread availability by making COVID-19 vaccines available in neighborhoods through trusted community partners.
MCSO asks for help finding suspect who rammed deputy’s vehicle