Man Arrested in Officer-Involved Hit-and-Run

Lincoln Police provided an update on an officer-involved hit-and-run that occured April 3rd.

LPD says officers arrested 22-year-old Deanta Delarosa, who assaulted an officer while trying to flee arrest last Wednesday near 11th and New Hampshire.

Information Officer Angela Sands said Delarosa got into a car, drove over a lawn, hit another vehicle, and then drove toward police in attempt to hit an investigator. The officer received medical help after injuring his arm in the assault.

Officers received a tip Delarosa was at a home in the North Bottoms neighborhood last Friday. LPD arrested Delarosa for breaking parole, operating a motor vehicle to avoid arrest, and 2nd degree assault on a police officer.



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