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Hiram man charged with shooting at police officers at crime scene

Hiram arrested for shooting at police officers in Smyrna

A Hiram man has been charged with several serious offenses, including firing shots at police officers and possessing marijuana with the intent to distribute. 

Joahan Aragon, 21, is accused of using a Glock 17 (9mm) pistol to fire five rounds at police while they investigated another crime at 2750 S. Cobb Industrial Boulevard SE in Smyrna.

According to an arrest warrant, on July 30, Aragon allegedly fired  multiple shots, striking a wall four times, with one round discharged toward the officers. 

Upon further investigation, it was revealed that Aragon was in possession of a black bag in the trunk of the vehicle he was driving. 

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The bag contained three smaller bags of marijuana weighing a total of 24 grams, a functional digital scale, and multiple plastic bags. 

Additionally, Aragon was found to have $965 in cash with varying denominations.

The charges against Aragon include intent to distribute marijuana, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and aggravated assault of a public safety officer. 
Aragon was taken into custody on July 30 and subsequently booked into the Cobb County Adult Detention Center.

Aragon is out of jail after posting a $30,000 bond.


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