GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A Stone Mountain teenager was arrested after police said he intentionally hit a Gwinnett County Police officer's motorcycle during a traffic stop. The incident was caught on the officer’s body cam.
It happened Wednesday around noon in the parking lot of the KFC restaurant located in the 52000 block of Stone Mountain Highway. Police said they stopped 19-year-old Lamin Ceesay for speeding.
Officer said Ceesay was clocked in at 74 mph. Police said Ceesay pulled into a parking spot with the officer off on the passenger side and the motorcycle directly behind the Ford Fusion. Police said the video shows the passenger rolled down his window as the driver placed the vehicle in reverse eventually colliding with the bike. He then sped from the scene, police said.
Officer quickly saturated the area. Eventually, a 911 tip led them to Stone Mountain Highway near West Park Place Boulevard. Officer said they found Ceesay in the roadway and acting as if the was swimming.
Ceesay was booked into the Gwinnett County Jail charged with fleeing or attempting to elude, interference with government property, obstruction, hit and run, speeding, reckless driving, driving on a suspended license, and window tint violation.
The car was eventually found in the roadway at East Park Place Boulevard and Rockbridge Road. Police said it was still running, but the passenger was not inside. The car was impounded, but no one has reported stolen despite being registered in Akron, Ohio.