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Man Charged With Trying To Run Over Officer

A Jacksonville man who authorities say tried to run over a Jacksonville police officer back in June has been arrested

24-year-old Markcus Day III was arrested Tuesday on a slew of drug charges including selling and manufacturing cocaine and marijuana. Day was also charged with selling and delivering cocaine within one thousand feet of a park, resisting a public officer and assault with a deadly weapon on a government official.

Police say Day attempted to assault a detective with his car, as the officer was trying to arrest him on outstanding warrants on June 5th.

Day is currently in the Onslow County jail under a $312,000 bond.


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