Samuel Brock, seen in this older mug shot, is wanted after allegedly hitting the gas and dragging a Barrow County deputy alongside his car.
Photo: Barrow County Sheriff's Office
Photo: Barrow County Sheriff's Office

Man wanted after allegedly dragging Barrow County deputy with car

The Barrow County Sheriff’s Office is trying to find a man who allegedly dragged a deputy alongside his car during a stop at a traffic checkpoint. 

The deputy was helping the Georgia State Patrol at a checkpoint on Picklesimon Road near the Barrow County Airport just before 10 p.m. Saturday, the sheriff’s office said in a statement.  

Samuel Brock pulled up at the checkpoint in his car, and the deputy checked to see if he had warrants for his arrest, the statement said. Officials have not disclosed the results of that check.

The deputy tried to get Brock out of his car, according to the statement. That’s when Brock hit the gas and dragged the deputy alongside his car, the sheriff’s office said. 

The deputy was dragged a short distance and sustained minor injuries. According to the Barrow sheriff’s office, Brock is wanted for “multiple violations.” Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the sheriff’s office. 

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