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Midvale man sent to prison for hitting cop with stolen car

Midvale man sent to prison for hitting cop with stolen car

By Aaron Falk
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Jul 15, 2011 02:20PM MDT

A Midvale man who hit a Cottonwood Heights police officer while driving a stolen car has been sentenced to prison.
Troy A. Turnbow, 30, was arrested and charged last year with hitting the officer on Oct. 13. According to the charges against him, Turnbow accelerated toward the officer, who was thrown over the hood of the car. The officer, who survived with cuts and bruises, fired shots at Turnbow but missed.
In their search for Turnbow, police discovered a chop shop at the man’s Midvale home, pol...

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