Carbondale Man Drags Police Officer

Christopher Harris of Carbondale is behind bars after holding up a business and then dragging an officer with his vehicle after being pulled over. According to a report from the Carbondale Police Department, Harris attempted to rob a business on East Walnut Street and left the scene in a car. When an officer pulled Harris over a short time later and began questioning him, Harris began to drive away, dragging the officer with him for about one hundred feet. Harris ditched the car and hid in an empty home on East College Street, but was found and arrested. He is being held in the Jackson County jail.