West Valley officers dragged by car after traffic stop, police say
Feb 7, 2022, 8:11 AM
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Two officers with the West Valley City Police Department were dragged by a suspect following a traffic stop over the weekend.
WVCPD Sgt. Jason Johnson said the officers had stopped the car near 4000 South Redwood Rd. to investigate a possible DUI incident.
The officers attempted to contact the driver, who was later identified as 32-year-old Cory Heenan, but he fled instead of exiting the vehicle.
Johnson said both officers disengaged with the vehicle after a few feet and suffered minor injuries.
Heenan fled to his home in Holladay where authorities said he was taken into custody.
Heenan was booked into jail on several charges, including fleeing from and assaulting an officer, aggravated assault and driving under the influence of alcohol.
Suspect in a pursuit on 2/5 was arrested at a home in 2900 block of Brach Dr. in Holladay. Corey Heenan (10/13/90) was booked on multiple charges including DUI, fleeing & assaulting a police officers. Two officers briefly dragged by fleeing suspect are ok. Just bumps & bruises. pic.twitter.com/vlHi7qgKcM
— WVC Police (@WVCPD) February 6, 2022