Walker County Sheriff Clint McRae reports on Saturday June 8, 2019 at 11:09 pm, Walker County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a disturbance in the parking area of an apartment complex located in the 200 block of Tafelski Road in New Waverly.
While in route Deputy Jeffcoat was advised that a female, later identified as 27-year-old Danielle O’bryant, was in her vehicle and was attempting to run people over. Deputy Jeffcoat arrived on seen and observed a 4 door passenger car with O’bryant in the driver’s seat.
O’bryant was asked by Deputy Jeffcoat to exit her vehicle. Upon making contact with O’bryant, it was discovered she also had outstanding warrants for her arrest. While speaking with O’bryant, she re-entered the vehicle without consent and put the vehicle in drive. At that point Deputy Jeffcoat then attempted to put the vehicle back into park, but as he reached into the vehicle O’byrant intentionally pressed the accelerator and dragged Deputy Jeffcoat approximately 10 to 15 feet, at which point he was able to put the vehicle back into park, stopping the vehicle. Deputy Jeffcoat received minor injuries and was treated at Huntsville Memorial Hospital.
O’bryant was placed under arrest and transported to the Walker County Jail where she was booked for Aggravated Assault against a Public Servant(F1), Resisting Arrest search or Transport (F3), several counts of Possession of a Control Substance , Possession of Marijuana< 2oz(Class B), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia(Class C), Assault by Threat-Family Violence(Class C), Failure to Appear(Class C) and Parking in a Fire Lane- Unauthorized Vehicle(Class C) with a total of $46,000 in bond and a $1,803.30 fine.