Report: Papa John's Driver Tries to Run Down Pedestrian in Inman Square
The pizza parlor employee then accused police officers of being racist, according to a police report.
The victim told police he had parked on Beacon Street across from Parlor Sports and was crossing the street in the crosswalk when Junior Dornevil, 23, of 246 Middlesex Ave., Medford, stopped his green Honda Civic, got out, chest bumped, pushed and spat on the victim, according to the report.
Dornevil then got back into his Civic and "gunned the car" toward the victim, only to be stopped by the curb, the report says.
A witnesses in the bar came out to help the victim, and Dornevil left the area, according to the report.
Police responded to the Papa John's at 622 Somerville Ave. where Dornevil worked, according to another police report.
According to that report, Dornevil shouted obscenities at officers and accused them of being racist, saying, "I ain't talking to them white cops."
As police tried to calm him down he allegedly stared down a customer at the restaurant and said, "What the [expletive] are you looking at this ain't none of your business."
Officers put him in handcuffs, and the victim and witness both positively identified him, the report says.
He was arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery and disorderly conduct.
Please remember that allegations contained in police reports do not indicate a conviction.