Man charged with running over North Palm Beach police officer without a valid driver’s license

NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. — A man accused of running over a police officer near North Palm Beach, who is still serving time in the Palm Beach County Jail, did not have a valid driver’s license.

John Marshall, 22, faces charges of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and running and evading police. His bond was set at $33,000 Tuesday on the condition that he be placed under house arrest and ordered not to drive.

The arrest report was released Wednesday.

After he was taken into custody, Marshall told police that in Ocala, a friend asked him to take the 2019 red Bronco to Palm Beach County for some repairs.

on christmas eve He was driving along US 1 in North Palm Beach with a teenage girl.

Madsher told police he was nervous when he avoided a traffic stop for speeding because he didn’t have a driver’s license.

Marshall continued north on US 1, out of the city limits, and made a final stop at the 1900 block of Casey Lane. A mailbox and a tree were damaged.

During the pursuit, he knocked down North Palm Beach Police Officer Jhamil Naim Milford, 25, who suffered a broken leg and is recovering at home.

Marshall told authorities he didn’t know the officer was injured until he saw him on the ground.

He left the scene on foot and, according to police, “he thought he was going to be shot, so he pulled the car away and walked away”.

After his arrest, he told authorities he had made a “stupid mistake and didn’t want anyone to get hurt”.

Marshall will return to court on January 25.