Teen with ‘violent historical past’ towards police punched trooper within the face, police say


State Police stated the 17-year-old had a “violent historical past towards police” and three prior arrest warrants.

A Cohasset teen turned himself in Sunday morning after allegedly punching a trooper and fleeing the scene two days prior, in keeping with a launch from State Police. 

The 17-year-old, whose title was not listed within the press launch as a result of he’s a juvenile, was in a automotive that sped previous a State Police cruiser going southbound on Route 3 in Norwell simply earlier than midnight Friday. The trooper stated she ran the plates of the grey Dodge Durango and located that the teenager related to the automobile “has a violent historical past towards police” and three arrest warrants. 

The automotive’s inspection sticker additionally was expired, in keeping with the discharge. 

State Police stated the automotive then parked in entrance of an Audi automotive dealership on Pond Avenue in Norwell when the trooper parked her cruiser and approached the Durango. She noticed the teenager climb into the again of the automotive, along with his mom within the driver’s seat. 

The teenager was requested to step out of the automotive, at which level he tried to flee towards the dealership. The trooper tried to seize the teenager, however he punched her within the face and pushed the trooper away earlier than working away. 

A State Police K9 workforce and Norwell Police Division officers got here to the scene to help within the search of the teenager boy, whereas Norwell EMS handled the trooper for accidents to her face.

When the teenager turned himself in two days later on the Cohasset Police Station, he was arrested for assault and battery of a police officer and resisting arrest, in addition to his three prior warrants. 

State Police stated a kind of earlier warrants was a probation violation for not charging an ankle monitor bracelet he was required to put on. However the launch didn’t say what the teenager was accused of within the different two warrants. 

An arraignment will happen on the Hingham District Courtroom, although officers didn’t give a date.