A Hooks, Texas man is facing aggravated assault charges for allegedly chasing and ramming a car after one of the driver’s friends turned down his advances at Fat Jacks early Wednesday morning.
According to a report written by Texarkana, Arkansas Police Officer Cochran police were dispatched to Fat Jacks around 2:15 a.m. Wednesday in reference to a disturbance in progress call.
Listen to police radio traffic of the incident
According to the report the suspect was waiting in the parking lot when the club closed. “He then entered his vehicle and drove around the block several times attempting to run over people. The 911 caller said she also heard approximately four gunshots coming from the suspect vehicle. She said she heard one shot, and then three additional shots.”
According to the report the suspect then followed the caller’s car up State Line past Interstate and rammed into the back of the car. “Dispatch then advised the reporting person had turned around and was now being followed south on N. State Line,” states Cochran in the report.
Texas officers located the suspect vehicle still chasing the caller south on State Line and conducted a felony stop on the vehicle in the parking lot of the Party Factory.
The driver told police that she and her friends didn’t know the suspect and that when his advances were shot down by her friend he became upset and was removed by the bouncers.
According to the woman when she and one friend then left the suspect followed her out of the parking lot and north on N. State Line.
According to the report the suspect was identified as 36-year-old Randall Taylor of Hooks, Texas.
“She said the suspect was tailgating her vehicle, and he rammed the back on her car as they passed McDonald’s still north on N. State Line. She said the suspect rammed her vehicle again as they approached Realtor RD. After crossing I30, she stated she turned around and started driving south on N. State Line with the suspect still following her vehicle. This when officers located them and conducted a traffic stop on the suspect vehicle.”
According to the report Both women in the car stated they were unharmed and did not need medical treatment.
The three other friends, who were unharmed, were in another vehicle and got separated at a red light on State Line.
Taylor was transported to Bi-State jail by Officer Hagan and charged with two counts of Aggravated Assault.