Man accused of dragging officer 30 feet during traffic stop - KMOV.com

Man accused of dragging officer 30 feet during traffic stop

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Richard Lopez is accused of dragging a Swansea police officer during a traffic stop. Credit: Swansea PD Richard Lopez is accused of dragging a Swansea police officer during a traffic stop. Credit: Swansea PD
SWANSEA (KMOV.com) -

A man has been charged after Swansea Police said he drove away from a traffic stop, dragging an officer.

Officials said Richard Lopez was stopped for speeding on Old Collinsville Road.

Officers said Lopez refused to get out of the car and then drove off, dragging an officer 30 feet.

The officer was okay after the incident.

Lopez eventually crashed into a ditch and was arrested on suspicion of DUI.

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