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Suspect in officer hit-and-run arrested

Thomas Paige

Thomas Paige

— The man accused of recently running over a Clayton County police officer was arrested in Gwinnett County Wednesday.

Thomas Paige was taken into custody by the Metro Fugitive Taskforce, U.S. Marshalls and other law enforcement. He allegedly ran over Officer Michael Hooks while fleeing the scene of a burglary Dec. 12.

Paige is facing a long list of charges, including hit and run, reckless driving, aggravated battery, aggravated assault, obstructing an officer and loitering, according to records.