Man Headed to Prison for Trying to Run Over Officer

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

ATHENS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A man is headed to prison after trying to hit an officer with his vehicle.

John Mace, 31, of Nelsonville, was in court Wednesday for a pre-trial hearing, where he entered a plea.

Mace pleaded guilty to felonious assault.

The Athens County Prosecutor's Office says on June 7, 2012, Mace tried to hit an officer with his vehicle and then drove away from the scene.

Nelsonville Police investigated the incident.

Mace was sentenced to four years in prison.

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