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Man Intentionally Hit Pedestrian on Main Street, Police Say

St. Charles Police said the man was driving while intoxicated and ran over the man with his car after the two argued.

A man intentionally drove over a pedestrian just after midnight Dec. 2 in the 900 block of North Main Street, according to a St. Charles Police report.

Dean Scott Hodge, 48, of the 2400 block of Eagle Forest Drive in St. Charles, was charged Dec. 3 with second-degree assault, operating a vehicle with criminal negligence.

St. Charles Police said the two men had argued and Hodge got in his car to leave, He was intoxicated at the time, police said.

Lt. Dave Senter, of St. Charles Police, said Hodge continued northbound on Main Street after hitting the man and driving over him.

The victim told police he believes Hodge intentionally drove at him and hit him. Police said the victim was conscious and alert when questioned at the hospital. His injuries were unknown, but they are not life-threatening.

Police said Hodge refused a sobriety test when he was arrested. He did consent to a field sobriety test later at the police station. Police declined to release the results of a blood-alcohol content test.

Hodge posted a $20,000 and was released from custody Dec. 3.

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Joe Scott February 01, 2013 at 03:04 PM
A comment containing personal information regarding the victim has been removed.
awr February 23, 2013 at 04:57 AM
What if the alleged Victim makes his living Continually tormentimg others not just Mr.Hodge but really half of St Louis city Just know your facts people
Draig Hodge September 11, 2013 at 10:28 PM
Will Joe Scott actually attend the Trial on 22 October 2013? D
Draig Hodge September 14, 2013 at 07:47 PM
According to St. Louis City Police the alleged victim was run over in virtually identical circumstances. Check it out for yourself, journalist: St. Louis City Police Report #11-034230.
Draig Hodge March 12, 2014 at 01:56 PM
The report on blood toxins came back for the alleged victim. He tested more than twice the legal limit for drunkenness and had tested positive for marijuana and heroine. The $20,000 bond was based on a lie to the Judge that the accused "caused the death of an EMS worker"...too bad Patch parrots the government line rather than actually investigates (reads) the actual documents.

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