Sounds like things got a little out of hand in Mesa this weekend when a motorist attempted to hit a few pedestrians as they tried to cross the street. Matthew Cochran was arrested for a number of charges including aggravated assault and aggravated DUI in Mesa, AZ.
Authorities say a man is in custody in Mesa for allegedly trying to run over three pedestrians and assault a police officer.
Mesa police say 44-year-old Matthew Cochran is being held on suspicion of three counts of aggravated assault, aggravated assault on a police officer, criminal damage, possession of a dangerous drug, possession of drug paraphernalia and aggravated DUI.
Authorities say Cochran allegedly drove toward a man and woman walking on a road Sunday morning and then another man soon afterward.
Police say he then crashed his vehicle into the front of a gated community and allegedly punched a police officer before being subdued.
Police reported finding a small baggie later confirmed to contain methamphetamine along with a glass pipe.
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