A Cameron Park man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of assaulting a Folsom police officer during a traffic stop.
Folsom police detectives arrested Johnathan James Stoltz-Moore, 20, Wednesday afternoon.
A Folsom police news release provided these details about the incident:
About 8:10 a.m., a motorcycle officer stopped Stoltz-Moore on Highway 50 near Hazel Avenue for a traffic violation. Stoltz-Moore didn’t have a license and gave false information about his identity.
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The officer asked Stoltz-Moore to drive down the offramp and stop in a nearby gas station. While the officer followed, Stoltz-Moore abruptly applied his brakes, which resulted in the officer striking the back of Stoltz-Moore’s vehicle and falling to the ground.
Stoltz-Moore then fled. Detectives later learned that Stoltz-Moore had a felony arrest warrant from El Dorado County for being a felon in possession of a firearm. The officer suffered minor injuries and was treated and released from an area hospital.
Detectives tracked Stoltz-Moore to an address in Cameron Park, where he tried to flee again. A Police K-9 was used to apprehend Stoltz-Moore, resulting in a minor injury.
Stoltz-Moore was booked into the Sacramento County jail on suspicion of assault on a peace officer resulting in injury, hit-and-run, evading police causing injury, giving false identifying information, violation of probation and resisting arrest.