Two teens arrested after alleged Assault on Law Enforcement Officer

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#UPDATE | September 14, 2021 (WJBF) – Investigators say 17-year-old Nathanial Rogers and Derek Cruz have been arrested.

According to arrest warrants, Derek Cruz hit the deputy’s patrol car while she was standing in the door of the vehicle causing a head injury and back pain.

Police say Nathaniel Rogers hit the female deputy as she stood in the middle of the roadway causing injuries to her shoulder.

The deputy was responding to a call on the 1100 block of Sterling Drive with she was injured by the suspects.


AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Two Augusta teens are wanted on assault charges in a Friday incident.

Investigators say 17-year-old Nathanial Rogers and Derek Cruz are wanted on charges of Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer.

The incident reportedly happened Friday on the 1100 block of Sterling Ridge Drive.

Cruz and Rogers are known to frequent the Meadowbrook area.

If you have any information on this case, please call investigators at 706-821-1080

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