June 21, 2012
On 06/16/2012 at approximately 9:59 pm a vehicle collided with a marked patrol unit and the driver fled the scene.
The driver of the hit and run vehicle was identified as Hector Alcon Chum and the passenger that fled was identified as 19 year old Santos Rosendo Son. Chum was charged with Felonious Hit and Run with Injuries, D.W.I., Resist, Delay and Obstruct an Officer, Driving with no Operators License and Safe Movement Violation. Son was charged with Felony Failure of Duty for the Passenger to Remain at the Scene of an Accident with Injuries. Resist, Delay and Obstruct an Officer and Underage Possession of Alcohol. Chum had a first appearance in District court on 06/18/2012. Son’s first appearance in court is 08/20/2012.
PSO Cox sustained an injury to his ankle and a laceration to his head as a result of the collision. He was treated and released from Grace Hospital. The NCHP conducted an investigation into the vehicle collision. The case is still under further investigation.