Man faces 17 charges after crashing into sheriff’s deputies

Jimmy Talmadge Cobb
Jimmy Talmadge Cobb is pictured in a booking photo from 2016 (Source: Greenville County Sheriff's Office)

GREENVILLE Co., S.C. (WSPA) – A man is in jail on 17 charges after he was accused of crashing his vehicle into deputies’ patrol cars.

A spokesman with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office said officers tried to stop Jimmy Talmadge Cobb, 41, around 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Cobb was wanted on multiple charges, but deputies say he didn’t go willingly. They say Cobb crashed into patrol cars on purpose and resisted arrest.

Sergeant Ryan Flood with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office said four officers suffered minor injuries. On Wednesday, he said they’re doing well.

Cobb was taken to a hospital with what were described as minor injuries.

He’s in the Greenville County Detention Center on several charges, including attempted murder, resisting arrest with injury, reckless driving, possession of a stolen car, and grand larceny.

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