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Trooper Dragged By Car During Stop

Last updated on Wednesday, May 25, 2011

(BLOOMINGTON, IN) - A Bloomington-area state police trooper is recovering today after being dragged close to 50 feet by a fleeing suspect.

31-year-old Michael Norris allegedly stepped on the gas and tried to take off after a traffic stop, dragging the trooper along.

The trooper was treated and released from Bloomington Hospital.

Norris is charged with battery using a deadly weapon and resisting law enforcement.

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