Little faces two felony charges in the City of Tonawanda
As he approached the vehicle, after initiating a traffic stop, he noticed the driver was Cody P. Little, 25, of South Forest Road, Williamsville, who had a outstanding warrant out for his arrest in Amherst for a burglary charge.
Scarpena proceeding to ask Little to turn off the vehicle and step outside of the drivers seat.
After asking him to once more to remove himself from the vehicle, Scarpena attempted to reach his arm into the vehicle and turn off the ignition.
Upon doing so, while his arm was inside the vehicle, Little sped off and knocked Scarpena to the pavement.
The City of Tonawanda Police Department then notified local police departments and alerted them regarding Little and the incident that occurred.
The Town of Tonawanda Police later located the vehicle the parking lot of a motel on Sheridan Drive - Little and his two passengers were no longer in the vehicle.
In order to pursue Little and apprehend him, the City of Tonawanda then requested the assistance of the US Marshalls, who located Little at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10 at an apartment on Oliver Street, North Tonawanda.
Little is charged with attempted assault to a police officer with a deadly weapon [through use of the vehicle] (Felony), criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree (Felony), resisting arrest, menacing of a police officer, and aggravated unlicensed operation.
Bail was set at $50,000.
Little is currently being held at the Erie County Correctional Facility, Buffalo,
Little was brought to City of Tonawanda court Tuesday to see Judge Cassata. His case was adjourned and a hearing will be held at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at request of his attorney Jeff Krajewski.