The name of the man charged in Monday evening’s police chase in Melcher-Dallas  has been released. James Leon Millard, of Pleasantville, faces several charges, including assaulting a police officer, failure to have a valid license, interference with official acts, and failure to maintain control. Millard allegedly kicked a sheriff’s deputy during a routine traffic stop before fleeing. He eventually crashed into a tree and was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.
The full list of charges as revealed in the Marion County Sheriff’s Report is as follows:
INTERFERENCE W/OFFICIAL ACTS
NO SEAT BELT
FAILURE TO MAINTAIN CONTROL
FAILURE TO OBEY STOP SIGN
FAILURE TO HAVE A VALID LICENSE