An Oliver Springs man has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault after he allegedly used his truck to ram a car containing his wife and her four-year-old daughter, authorities said.
Goman Harness, 47, and his wife had reportedly been arguing in Oliver Springs on Saturday before the wife drove away with her young daughter. While on her way home, the wife said, Harness allegedly rammed her car with his truck, causing her car to spin, according to arrest warrants filed in Anderson County General Sessions Court.
“She fled the area in her car and called 911, with her husband chasing her,” the warrants said. “The chase proceeded in the city of Oak Ridge, where she was rammed two to three more times until Oak Ridge police could locate and stop the vehicle.”
Filed by Oak Ridge Police Department Officer Michael Swigert, the warrants said Harness “knowingly and intentionally rammed his truck into a vehicle that contained his wife of one year and her four-year-old daughter.
“This action could have caused great bodily harm to them or others that got in the way of the chase that occurred because of his reckless action,” the warrants said.
Harness remained jailed early Monday evening, and he has a court date set for February 19.