A Rochester woman is accused of hitting a security guard with a car during an altercation

A Rochester woman is accused of hitting a security guard with a car during an altercation

Feb. 21—ROCHESTER — A 25-year-old Rochester woman is accused of pinning a security guard against the wall of a business after an argument on Feb. 19, 2023, according to a complaint filed in Olmsted County District Court.

Mariam Abdu Adiga is charged with criminal vehicular operation, fifth-degree assault and driving under the influence, all serious misdemeanors. He also faces a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence.

Adiga appeared before District Judge Cathy Wallace on February 21, 2023, where he was released on $6,000 bail or bond if he submits to random searches and abstains from controlled substances and alcohol.

His next court appearance is scheduled for March 7, 2023.

According to the criminal complaint:

Rochester Police Department officers 2024 S. 4S Entertainment on Broadway was dispatched to the early morning hours of Feb. 19 and found a man working security for the business with multiple injuries.

The man told officers he was trying to persuade a group of women to leave when he saw Adiga behind the wheel of the Buick Enclave. He drove the car to the curb and pinned the man against the wall outside the business.

The man tried to hit the car to get away and called 911. He finds Adiga behind the wheel swearing at him.

Officers found several patches of skin had been removed from the man’s arm and he was bleeding.

Adiga then reversed the car and parked it in front of the entrance of the building where he got into the passenger seat and another woman got into the driver’s seat.

Officers saw him sitting in the passenger seat and asked him to get out of the car. He was slow to respond, his speech was slurred and officers could smell alcohol on his breath. He nearly fell a few times and had to be caught by an officer.

After finding him unable to hold a conversation, officers placed him in the back of a squad car where he said he was intoxicated.

Law enforcement obtained a search warrant for a blood sample from Adiga but he became uncooperative and officers decided not to stop him to draw his blood.

He was previously convicted of assault in Jackson County in 2020.

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