Man accused of almost hitting police officer pleads not guilty

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Decatur - The man accused of nearly hitting a police officer with his car pleaded not guilty in court.

 

On Wednesday morning in Macon County Court, 20-year-old Jamel Jelks plead not guilty. According to a police sworn statement, a Decatur officer approached the car Jelks was driving.  He speed off, almost hitting the officer, then crashing into a utility pole.

 

K-9 Units later found Jelks with a loaded gun and four grams of marijuana. Jelks is being held on half a million dollars bond.            

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