On May 20, 2018, DFC Jason Smith made a traffic stop for speeding and made contact with Brian Deandre Bush Jr., 25, of Mechanicsville. Bush began to make furtive movements and told Smith he was on probation and did not want to go back to jail. Bush refused to produce his hand from his thigh area and Smith told him he was being detained and Bush began to struggle with the deputy.

Brian Deandre Bush Jr.

Bush ran into the woods but reappeared minutes later, apologized but then grappled with Smith again.

Bush was arrested and charged with Second-Degree Assault. CASE# 26515-18