CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV)- The man accused of running over a Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Deputy is set to appear in court today to face several charges.
Danny Lee Lehman, 47, of Charlotte, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, assault on a police officer causing serious injury, felony hit and run causing injury, fleeing to elude arrest with a motor vehicle, according to court records.
According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police, officers were called out to Albemarle Road and E. WT Harris Boulevard in reference to a Mecklenburg County Sheriff Deputy on a motorcycle that was involved in a hit and run on Nov. 8.
Sheriff's Office officials say Deputy Billy Allen was on a motorcycle going down WT Harris when a vehicle, driven by Danny Lehman, 47, veered over and gave him the impression that he would be hit.
The deputy then moved out of the way and flashed the blue lights to stop Lehman.