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Oran man accused of dragging a woman in his pickup arrested in Scott County

Nov 12, 2012 -- 4:10pm


Authorities have the man accused of dragging his ex-girlfriend behind his truck.  According to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter 51-year old Jerry Dye of Oran was arrested Friday.  He has been taken to Cape County Jail and charged with felony stealing and assault.  According to the probable cause statement he drove up behind his ex girlfriend on Bloomfield Road and asked who she was texting.  When she responded he demanded she hand over her phone.  After her refusal he took it and began to drive away.  The woman became stuck on his truck suffered injuries including major bruising and swelling to her face and a brain bleed.  Dye is being held on a 50-thousand dollar bond.

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