Police say woman tried to run down officer at traffic stop

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AIKEN -- The Aiken Department of Public Safety is looking for Merita S. Carter after they say she attempted to run over an officer who had pulled over her vehicle for speeding.

Merita S. Carter  ACSO
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Merita S. Carter

According to a news release from the Aiken Department of Public Safety, Ms. Carter is wanted for

assault with intent to kill, speeding 63 in a 45 mph zone and reckless driving. She was seen last driving a black 2005 Nissan Sentra.

Anyone with information about this suspect is asked to contact Aiken Department of Public Safety: (803) 642-7620.

Anyone with information should call

Crimestoppers of the Midlands statewide number: (888) CRIME.SC.

Callers can remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of between $50 and $1000.

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Vera Donavon
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Vera Donavon 10/17/09 - 09:30 pm
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Brotha Percy will be turning

Brotha Percy will be turning his sister in now.

Vera Donavon
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Vera Donavon 10/17/09 - 09:34 pm
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BETWEEN $50 and $1000? Uh,

BETWEEN $50 and $1000? Uh, well, I thought I saw her, but I can't be sure, and I think I know where she lives, but then again...how much did you say that reward wuz?

Riverman1
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Riverman1 10/17/09 - 09:38 pm
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At least the officer didn't

At least the officer didn't kill her by shooting in the side window as she drove past him. Accolades to the officer for keeping his/her cool.

Lost In Translation
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Lost In Translation 10/17/09 - 09:50 pm
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The officer should have shot

The officer should have shot her! She tried to run him over with a car??? Assault with a deadly weapon. If criminals were actually punished for crimes, then we would have crimes. An eye for an eye my friend. The law is already to lenient on these worthless people!

april65
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april65 10/17/09 - 09:56 pm
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WTH "If criminals were

WTH "If criminals were actually punished for crimes, then we would have crimes."???? I'm lost, too. That's is brilliant.

humbleopinion
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humbleopinion 10/17/09 - 10:02 pm
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She was just in a hurry to

She was just in a hurry to get to an ACORN meeting and the racist cop only pulled her over for being black. What does Justus4 have to say about this?

RoadKing
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RoadKing 10/17/09 - 10:12 pm
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Another unfortunate,

Another unfortunate, misunderstood, innocent, unappreciated, law abiding, targeted citizen.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 10/17/09 - 10:30 pm
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"That's is brilliant." Heh,

"That's is brilliant." Heh, heh, heh.

TrulyWorried
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TrulyWorried 10/17/09 - 10:59 pm
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A shot out tire would have

A shot out tire would have been enough to make her stop.

RAWR
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RAWR 10/18/09 - 12:09 am
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This isnt the movies ...

This isnt the movies ...

WMartin
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WMartin 10/18/09 - 12:12 am
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She has a nice smile . . .

She has a nice smile . . . couldn't have done this!

jsherrill
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jsherrill 10/18/09 - 12:14 am
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Since they have her name, I

Since they have her name, I am sure the police officer got her tag, should be simple to get her last known address.

Vera Donavon
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Vera Donavon 10/18/09 - 03:47 am
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Exactly RSG. How do they

Exactly RSG. How do they know it twas her??

bettyboop
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bettyboop 10/18/09 - 05:48 am
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Where did they get her

Where did they get her photo..if they do not have her in custody?

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 10/18/09 - 07:02 am
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That was from previous

That was from previous custody betty, and jsherrill she probably has 15 or 20 last known addresses.

1941
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1941 10/18/09 - 07:06 am
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humbleopion; What does Acorn,

humbleopion; What does Acorn, and judtus4, have to do with this story?It seem;s as if YOU, are trying to bait Justus4!! Stay on the story, and wait until Justus4 post!!!

xanadu
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xanadu 10/18/09 - 08:04 am
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hey, merita was having a bad

hey, merita was having a bad day, she just didn't feel like getting that ticket, darnit, plus she was running late for her hair and nail appointment, the kids were screaming on the cell phone at her to bring food home and then that silly police officer had to go and stand in the way when she needed to leave. didn't his mama ever tell him not to stand in front of a woman on a mission??

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55 F-100 10/18/09 - 08:19 am
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The officer had every reason

The officer had every reason to use deadly force and should have. The only story about Merita S. Carter that we should be reading at this point in time is her obituary.

CobaltGeorge
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CobaltGeorge 10/18/09 - 08:40 am
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She doesn't have to worry

She doesn't have to worry about white man laws anymore. She carries the Obama giveme card.

concernednative
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concernednative 10/18/09 - 08:40 am
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1941, humble is the classic

1941, humble is the classic Limbaugh type racists they bring it up in a sarcastic kinda of way because the days are over when they could be more direct with it.

concernednative
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concernednative 10/18/09 - 08:42 am
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Add Cobalt to my 8:40 post.

Add Cobalt to my 8:40 post. I know you guys really missed the good ole days when you didn't have to hide behind the computer and could be more open with your racism. Don't worry the country has moved on without you we have President Obama and you have a heart full of hate. Just go in your room look in the mirror and scream " I want my country back".

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 10/18/09 - 08:52 am
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concernednative, say that

concernednative, say that when the O's healthcare puts you on unemployment! Small business owners have a plan too!

concernednative
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concernednative 10/18/09 - 09:01 am
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coldbeer, explain how Obama's

coldbeer, explain how Obama's hc is going to put me on unemployment. coldbeer repeat after me "I want my country back". It will make you feel better.

robbie1
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robbie1 10/18/09 - 09:25 am
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The one thing that can be

The one thing that can be counted on by some of those that post is that no matter what the topic, they turn to racial slurs. Darned shame. I'm glad the Cop is alright, and am curious how she got away if he ws able to identify her.

leaveitatthedoor
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leaveitatthedoor 10/18/09 - 09:35 am
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this has to be an osama voter

this has to be an osama voter going to get her free handouts...i cant believe she was being stopped over speeding... that itself is racism....tell her to hold on -- osama will save her....

concernednative
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concernednative 10/18/09 - 09:39 am
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leaveit, we have already

leaveit, we have already addressed idiots like you 8:40 & 9:25

RushLimbuttbubba
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RushLimbuttbubba 10/18/09 - 09:46 am
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CobaltGeorge....Obama giveme

CobaltGeorge....Obama giveme card!? Okay... Obama( herein called he) created the Heavens and the Earth....He called this lady and told her to get in the car.....He told her to speed....He said the cops will stop you...He told her to speed off and try to run over them...He gave the AG her picture...He will give the stimulus reward money...He will be her lawyer...He will the judge...He will be the jury...He will post rants and raves with conservative style...He will execute her...He is a black man...He is no good for you and whoever....He is causing all the trouble in the world...He is causing all the trouble in the USA....He is causing all the trouble in Georgia....He is causing all the problems in your "hood"....He causes all the problems in your home...He may break into your home..He made your parents conceive you...He delivered you when you were born....He changed your diapers...He made it cool today...He is responsible for UGA losing games this year...He made the Braves lose so watch out Falcons and Hawks...He keeps you from sleeping at night...He makes you angry and unsatisfied during the day...He told you what to write today..He just makes your life miserable! WOW! How Sad:-(

WW1949
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WW1949 10/18/09 - 09:46 am
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concerenednative, small

concerenednative, small business cannot fund the healthcare program. I know, I own one. We will have to turn every employee into a subcontractor and give 1099's. When that happens we will not have to pay our Social Security load of 7.65% and the employee that is now a subcontractor will have to pay it all and fund their own insurance. Our profit margin is already so low that there is never much left over for retained earnings or we could just raise the prices of the products and the customer pays. If the customer does not pay the increased prices then people are released from their jobs and claim unemployment. You are either a government or state employee or just clueless how small business works.

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 10/18/09 - 10:03 am
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Thanks WW! I can name 50

Thanks WW! I can name 50 small businesses that employe anywhere from 7 to 100 people who are preparing to put that plan into place. Myself included.

andywarhol
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andywarhol 10/18/09 - 10:21 am
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WW, concerned is an Obama

WW, concerned is an Obama supporter, so I'm going to lean towards him/her being clueless.

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