Monroe City, MO (WGEM) — Monroe City Police have reported that a man was arrested on multiple felonies following a traffic stop on Monday.
Police stated that at approximately 3:30 p.m. a Monroe City police officer performed a traffic stop in the 200th block of First St. During the traffic stop, police identified the driver as Andre White, who was operating with a revoked license.
Police stated that an officer tried to place White under arrest, White resisted, resulting in injury to the officer. The officer then called for backup and the Missouri State Highway Patrol, members of the Monroe City Police Department, and the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office responded. White was then taken into custody.
Police stated that during the investigation it was determined that White dropped methamphetamine while resisting the officer.
Per protocol, the Monroe City Ambulance responded and the officer was taken to Hannibal Regional Hospital by a personal vehicle after being cleared by EMS. The officer suffered minor injuries to her hand and was released by Hannibal Regional Hospital.
White was transported to the Monroe County Jail by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and placed on a 24-hour hold; pending charges are as follows:
- Felony driving while revoked
- Felony resisting arrest
- Felony assault on an officer involving physical injury
- Felony possession of a controlled substance- methamphetamine
- Possession of drug paraphernalia