Oh, this is not good.
Kenneth Maurice Ziegler, the father of Memphis Grizzlies player O.J. Mayo, has been charged with attempted murder for hitting a police officer with his vehicle!
According to authorities, two officers were investigating a different matter on Thursday morning at 3:30am, and noticed Ziegler trying to hide in a vehicle nearby. When they confronted him, he drove his vehicle into one of the officers and dragged him several feet!
After a police chase that ended up with Ziegler's vehicle having to be disabled with spike strips, he was apprehended. Authorities discovered about 85 grams of marijuana and several chunks of crack in the car.
He's being charged with attempted murder, two counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, obstructing, fleeing in a vehicle and fleeing on foot. He also has outstanding warrants for fleeing, driving on a suspended license, and burglary.
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