Jackson Twp. police looking for man suspected of dragging officer during traffic stop

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Nicholas Roman, 22, of Streetsboro, has several warrants for his arrest

JACKSON TWP., Ohio (WKBN) – Police have identified the person they believe is responsible for dragging a Jackson Township officer during a traffic stop Wednesday night.

Police are looking for 22-year-old Nicholas Roman, of Streetsboro. He has several warrants for his arrest.

They said he was driving with his girlfriend and another person in the car when he was pulled over along State Route 45.

When Officer Tyler Vasko went up to the car, Jackson Township Police Chief Greg Taillon said Roman grabbed him by the arm and drove off, dragged him along for a short distance.

Vasko managed to free himself and fell to the pavement.

He went to the hospital but has since been discharged.

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