ROCK CREEK — A man reported being dragged down his driveway by a car over the weekend by a washing machine-toting driver suspected of being on meth.
Deputies were called to a home in the 2600 block of Jefferson Street Saturday just after 1 a.m. by a woman who said a silver car was in her driveway. according to a police report. The suspected driver of the car, who has not yet been charged with a crime, is accused of dragging her boyfriend after he went out to see what they wanted.
The residents reported seeing someone pull into their driveway recklessly and then hearing a crash, the report states. Outside they saw a small, silver, hatchback-style vehicle backed up to their garage with a washing machine sticking out of the hatchback.
When questioned by the residents the man began to yell a former tenant’s name and said he was allowed to be there, the report states.
The victim reportedly began to ask the driver what he was doing at the home and when he placed his hand on the driver’s side door window frame the driver grabbed his arm and drove off.
The victim broke free and the driver reportedly ran over the man’s leg, the report states. Deputies reported seeing the victim shaking along with road rash, gashes, cuts and scrapes along the entire right side of his body.
Deputies were able to locate the suspected vehicle and matching washing machine near it at a home in Jefferson Township, as well as a man suspected of being on meth. The man denied driving the vehicle that night and claimed to have been using another vehicle to haul around a washing machine, although the report states evidence witnessed at his home indicates otherwise.
The victim repeatedly refused offers for an ambulance, the report states. However, he later went to a hospital and found out he has three broken toes.