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Howland hit and run suspect jailed

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HOWLAND TWP., Ohio -

A Houston, Texas man is in the Trumbull County Jail facing several charges filed after his car was allegedly involved in a hit and run accident and a confrontation with a police officer.

Jason Utley is scheduled to appear in Girard Court this afternoon to answer charges of felonious assault, failing to obey a police order, O-V-I, driving with a suspended license, failure to control his vehicle, driving left of center, and reckless operation.

The hit and run accident occurred on State Route 46 in Howland on State Route 46 the night of November 18.

When Vienna police tried to pull over the Utley's car, he allegedly tried to run over the officer.

The officer fired at the suspect's car before it crashed into a ditch off Warren Sharon Road east of State Route 193.

Utley was treated for injuries at St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown.

The officer wasn't injured.

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