According to investigators, 30-year-old Gregory K. Reed of Danville was a passenger in the car. Reed was reportedly wanted for a parole violation.
Deputies say when the detective went to arrest him, Reed assaulted him and and ran off. The sheriff’s office says he was taken into custody after a brief struggle.
Reed faces several charges, including resisting arrest, assault on a police officer, carrying a concealed deadly weapon and trafficking methamphetamine.