Darren Allan Vincent, 47 of Trion, was arrested after authorities said a police officer was injured when Vincent struck the officer in a Floyd County police car in an effort to avoid arrest. Vincent is charged with child molestation, sexual exploitation of a child, enticing a child for indecent purposes reckless driving on the wrong side of the roadway, speeding, aggressive driving, two counts aggravated assault on a police officer, attempting to elude police, reckless driving, stop sign violation and failure to obey traffic control devices.
Northwest Georgia Scanner reported Vincent “traveled at speeds over 100 mph on the wrong side of Highway 53 with ended with a serious crash on near the Gordon County line just inside Floyd County. According to the Georgia State Patrol, a 2014 Toyota Camry driven by Darren Vincent of Rome was attempting fleeing from Floyd County Police officer on Highway 53. After reports said that Vincent was being taken into custody after he was accused of using a computer in order to arrange a meeting with someone he thought was a 14-year-old child to have sex with him.”