Woman Charged After Hitting Man with Car

On Saturday morning, June 3, 2023, at approximately 12:55 AM, officers responded to the 3500 block of Westgate Parkway to a domestic violence call involving someone being struck by a vehicle. Officers arrived and found one patient in the roadway along with several other people including the female suspect. As officers began to investigate the incident, it was determined the male victim was driving the vehicle on the roadway and his girlfriend was a passenger. An argument between the two took place and the female began to get physical with the male so he stopped the vehicle, exited, and advised he would walk. The female then got in the driver seat and drove the vehicle passed him, turned around and drove back towards him striking him with the vehicle. The victim was transported to a local hospital where it was determined he sustained a broken leg which required surgery.

Marketa Lashea Baker, 32 years old of Headland, AL, was arrested and charged with one count of Domestic Violence First Degree. Her bond was set at $60,000.00.

Marketa Lashea Baker
Domestic Violence First Degree
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