MPD Files Officer Assault Charge

Meridian police have charged Eric Lamont Nash, 25, of Columbus, with aggravated assault on a police officer.

Officials say the charge comes from an incident that occurred June 3, when Nash allegedly rammed a police car head-on while fleeing authorities.

The MPD says Nash was not injured in the incident, but the officer was taken to the hospital and treated for minor injuries and released.

Nash's bond was set at $100,000.

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