Demeka Arvell Malcom
Photo: Clayton County Sheriff's Office
Photo: Clayton County Sheriff's Office

Woman captured days after allegedly hitting cop with stolen car 

A woman was arrested Friday morning, 11 days after she hit an officer with a stolen car near Conley, the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office said. 

Demeka Arvell Malcom had been on the run since Aug. 13, when Clayton County police responded to a fight just after 1 a.m. in the 1800 block of Marceau Drive. 

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“When officers arrived, a female attempted to flee the scene in a vehicle,” GBI spokeswoman Nelly Miles said at the time of the incident. “The female driver backed up and struck an officer, pinning him against a marked CCPD patrol car. A CCPD officer fired at the fleeing vehicle.”

The officer was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with a broken leg, Miles said. He has since been released.

Malcom sped away as police fired at the car, which was recovered roughly a mile from the scene, according to authorities.

Detectives identified her as the suspect after a joint investigation between the sheriff’s office and the police department.

She is in the county jail on unspecified charges.

A Clayton County police officer was pinned against a patrol car by the suspect and was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital with a broken leg, according to the GBI.

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