LOGAN — Police have arrested a man they believe chased down a woman during the early morning hours of March 31 and assaulted her. Bradley Hobbs was taken into custody Thursday and later booked into the Cache County Jail after the Cache Rich Drug Task Force raided his home.

According to the arrest report, multiple witnesses called 911 on March 31, reporting an older white male, driving a white Chevrolet truck, was seen chasing down a white blonde female near 350 N. 200 West in Logan. The truck continued following her, driving across lawns, sidewalks and parking strips.

The witnesses told officers, the truck struck the woman, knocking her to the ground. The suspect was seen getting out of the vehicle, picking up the unconscious female and placing her in the truck, before driving away.

Witnesses described the suspect as being tall, skinny, with shorter curly hair. He and the alleged victim could not be located when police arrived at the scene.

Officers were able to obtain video footage from a surveillance camera. They were later able to identify Hobbs as the possible suspect and questioned him several days later. He denied the incident took place. He told officers that someone else could have been driving his truck because his girlfriend has keys to it.

On Tuesday, a patrol officer observed the same white Chevrolet truck driving slowly on 300 West and 200 North. The vehicle was near the shoulder of the road, following a woman, who later got into the truck.

Wednesday, police questioned the woman, who acknowledged that Hobbs had allegedly chased her down early on March 31. She claimed he became upset after she had told him that she was leaving and walking home.

The woman told police how Hobbs struck her with the truck and then took her back to his home. She allegedly suffered minor injuries to her thigh, neck and legs from being run over, according to the report.

Thursday police and drug task force agents raided Hobbs’ residence. They found around 30 pills of counterfeit oxycodone, laced with fentanyl, along with heroin and drug paraphernalia. Law enforcement also located 32 firearms, including rifles and handguns.

Police again questioned Hobbs. He reportedly claimed he couldn’t remember hitting the woman with his vehicle, but again stated that someone else may have been driving his truck.

Prosecutors have filed 42 charges against Hobbs, including aggravated kidnapping, aggravated assault, failing to remain at the scene of an accident, drug possession with the intend to distribute and possession of a firearm by a restricted person. He will be arraigned in 1st District Court Monday afternoon, and could face up to life in prison, if convicted.

Individuals arrested and charged in complaints are presumed innocent unless or until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in court.


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