Arrest made in connection to hit-and-run of Missouri police officer
Florissant police have arrested Darnell Murphy in connection to a hit-and-run on a Florissant officer late last week.
The officer was injured when he was conducting a traffic stop in Florissant on March 25.
The incident occurred in the 250 block of South New Florissant Road when the suspect's vehicle struck the officer and took off around 4:30 a.m., according to police.
After being struck, the officer drove himself to the hospital, where he underwent an evaluation and was released. He suffered a minor knee injury and is expected to make a full recovery.
Darnell turned himself in on Tuesday for an assault on a law enforcement officer charge.