Police have announced charges against the man who caused damage to multiple vehicles in downtown Elmhurst Tuesday while attempting to escape police.
Anthony Joyner, 33, of Atlanta, Ga., is being held on $40,000 bond at DuPage County Jail. He is facing the following charges:
- two counts of felony unlawful possession of a fraudulent drivers license
- misdemeanor aggravated assault against a police officer
- misdemeanor domestic battery
- misdemeanor fleeing and eluding police
- misdemeanor attempted obstruction of justice
- leaving the scene of an accident
- driving without a valid license
On Tuesday afternoon at Springhill Suites, 410 W. Lake St., Joyner allegedly punched Tiffany Wallace, 26, of Fischer, Ind., in the face. She is believed to be his girlfriend. He reportedly fled southbound on York Road into downtown Elmhurst, where he crashed into a total of eight cars, including an unmarked police car, and injured one driver who was taken to Elmhurst Memorial Hospital.
Police said he fled on foot, attempted to scale a wooden fence, then used a fence board to threaten officers.
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Wallace also is charged with two counts of misdemeanor attempted possession of a fictitious drivers license. She was released on I-bond.
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