A man dragged an officer before leading authorities in a car chase, according to Laredo police.
Shortly after 11 p.m. Jan. 22, Laredo police officers engaged in a pursuit with a vehicle that was involved in a domestic incident. A woman had called the police saying that a man she knew was following her and was trying to "cause problems," police said.
Officers located a white Ford F-150 belonging to the suspect near McPherson Road and International Boulevard. The suspect was later identified as Fernando Mora, according to police.
When an officer attempted to speak to Mora, he reversed the F-150 and dragged the officer before crashing into a marked patrol car and leading officers in a pursuit, authorities said.
Police said the officer was "OK." Mora then drove to Interstate 35 and then onto the Juarez-Lincoln International Bridge, where he crashed through the barricade headed into Mexico, according to police.
Mora then returned from the Mexican side and drove through the U.S. Customs and Border Protection booth and led officers in a pursuit while driving with one wheel on a rim, authorities said.
Mora then stopped in the 3400 block of San Dario Avenue, where he was surrounded and arrested. He was charged with two counts of aggravated assault against a public servant, striking an unattended vehicle, evading arrest with a vehicle and resisting arrest.
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