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Name Released of Man Charged in Police Chase

Posted: Friday, December 7th, 2012 at 6:29 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Aaron Gernes

The name of the man charged in Monday evening’s police chase in Melcher-Dallas has been released. James Leon Millard, of Pleasantville, faces several charges, including assaulting a police officer, failure to have a valid license, interference with official acts, and failure to maintain control. Millard allegedly kicked a sheriff’s deputy during a routine traffic stop before fleeing. He eventually crashed into a tree and was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

The full list of charges as revealed in the Marion County Sheriff’s Report is as follows:
ELUDING POLICE
ASSAULT/POLICE OFFICER
INTERFERENCE W/OFFICIAL ACTS
NO SEAT BELT
FAILURE TO MAINTAIN CONTROL
FAILURE TO OBEY STOP SIGN
CARELESS DRIVING
FAILURE TO HAVE A VALID LICENSE