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Columbus crime: Deschanel Baldwin, 28, charged with aggravated assault on a police officer

A Columbus man faces charges after allegedly throwing a rock at a police car, causing $2,500 in damages, reports state.

Deschanel Baldwin, 28, is charged with aggravated assault on a police officer, interference with government property, simple battery and obstruction of an officer,

An officer was driving north on Benning Drive near Youmans Street around 9 a.m. Tuesday when he saw two people in a domestic dispute, police said. One of them picked up a rock and threw it at the officer’s car, damaging the passenger side.

Afterward, the suspect ran east behind some houses, police said.

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