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Tamara McClellan, 32, was sentenced to 9 years in prison on November 8, 2021. Tamara ran over a federal Probation Officer with her SUV in Charlotte, NC.  

Tamara McClellan

Tamara McClellan

According to filed documents and statements made in court, on December 20, 2019, law enforcement attempted to detain Tamara at her residence in Charlotte, NC. Upon seeing the law enforcement officers, Tamara got into the driver’s seat of an SUV vehicle parked in the driveway. 

As a U.S. Probation Officer handcuffed one of Tamara’s writs, she put the vehicle in reverse, knocking down the Probation Officer. As a result, the Probation Officer sustained serious physical injuries from the vehicle as Tamara fled the scene. 

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Tamara got away and her abandoned vehicle was located a few blocks from the scene. 

On December 24, 2019, Deputy U.S. Marshals apprehended Tamara in Rustburg, VA. On March 3, 2021, Tamara pleaded guilty to assault with a deadly weapon on a federal officer in the performance of her duties, inflicting bodily injury.