FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- A Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to over 26 years for second degree assault and other charges, police said.
James Lester Myers, II, 28 has been sentenced to '26 years, 212 days, suspend all but seven years to serve in the Department of Corrections for second degree assault, fleeing and eluding, driving under the influence, and failing to control speed to avoid a collision,' police said.
The incident happened on April 18 when Police tried to stop him at a routine traffic stop due to a expired registration plates. He failed to stop and fled the scene. The pursuit ended after he tried to hit one of the Police officers with his car, police said.
He did plead guilty to three counts of second degree assault, one count fleeing and eluding police, one count DUI as a subsequent offender, and one count failure to control speed to avoid a collision, police said.