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Herndon Man Crashes Into Two Police Cars in Attempt to Avoid Arrest

by RestonNow.com — April 18, 2017 at 4:00 pm 7 Comments

Police say a 31-year-old Herndon man crashed into two HPD vehicles, injuring one officer, as he attempted to avoid arrest last Wednesday.

According to a police report, Trevor John Herasingh Jr. is accused of assaulting a woman in the 600 block of Center Street. The woman, who knew Herasingh, suffered minor abrasions and bruising, but declined medical attention.

That’s when, police say:

“Officers located Mr. Herasingh in the parking lot, and ordered him to stop. He refused to comply, walked away, and entered his vehicle. He then backed his vehicle up, and side-swiped a police vehicle as he fled. A short pursuit ensued that ended when he drove head-on into another police vehicle stopped in the parking lot. Herasingh then exited his vehicle, and continued to act in an aggressive manner towards officers until he was subdued by the officers and taken into custody.”

Herasingh and an HPD officer both suffered minor injuries in the collision, according to the report.

Herasingh was charged with assault, strangulation, reckless driving, and two counts each of aggravated assault of a law enforcement officer and destruction of property. He was taken to Fairfax County Adult Detention Center and held without bond.

  • The Constitutionalist

    “Herndon man” is starting to become synonymous with something… I just can’t put my finger on it.

    • Jenny Gibbers

      Herndonnow.com ?

    • Mike M

      You mean in the criminal context, right? Not like winning Jeopardy or something like that.

      • The Constitutionalist

        I’ll take illegal alien for $400 please, Alex.

    • Greg

      ICE Removes Immigration Program from Herndon

      US Immigration and Customs Enforcement has discontinued 287(g) task force agreements, which allowed local officers to question, detain suspected criminals based on legal status.

  • jmsullivan

    > Herasingh was charged with assault, strangulation, reckless driving

    Wait, “strangulation” is a specific crime? As opposed to just another of the many, many flavors of assault and battery?

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