NAPOLEONVILLE, La. (BRPROUD) – Amari McGill, 20, of Napoleonville was taken into custody after allegedly hitting a school resource deputy with his vehicle. The deputy was hit outside of Assumption High School on Wednesday, Feb. 15, according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office. APSO said that the deputy sustained minor injuries.

APSO said the deputy was asked to check out a vehicle that was parked on property that belonged to the school. McGill was the driver of that vehicle which hit the deputy and left the property in the direction of LA 308 south. The investigation uncovered that the vehicle was stolen. APSO said law enforcement was able to catch up with McGill in the vicinity of LA 1 and LA 1010.

A pursuit ensued which made its way along LA 1010, onto LA400, then LA 398 and finally U.S. 90. McGill allegedly hit two patrol cars during the chase which came to an end in St Mary Parish.

McGill was taken to a hospital in Lafayette by ambulance on Feb. 15 and then apprehended on Wednesday, March 1.

McGill was charged with these crimes:

  • Aggravated Battery of a Police Officer (2 Counts)
  • Aggravated Flight from an Officer (2 Counts)
  • Aggravated Criminal Damage to Property
  • Unauthorized Use of a Moveable
  • Fugitive – St. Mary Parish (Relative to this incident)

The Napoleonville man remains in the Assumption Parish Detention Center on a $360,000 bond.