Man accused of running over CHP officer found guilty of theft, assault with a deadly weapon

The man accused of running over California Highway Patrol Officer Michael Ericson was found guilty of 5 charges on Monday. 

A jury found Austin Scott was found guilty on charges of vehicle theft and assualt with a deadly weapon. The jury was deadlocked on a charge of attempted homicide, resulting in a mistrial. 

Officer Ericson, 47, was hit during a traffic stop by Scott, who had allegedly stolen a Bay Cities Paving and Grading company truck.

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