Reward offered for information leading to arrest of man accused of striking Alabama police officer with vehicle

Published 7:13 am Saturday, February 5, 2022

A $2,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a man accused of striking a police officer with his vehicle in an Alabama grocery store parking lot.

On 2Feb. 2, an Opelika Police Officer responded to the parking lot of Kroger, 2460 Enterprise Drive, regarding a driver striking a cart return. Upon arrival, the suspect attempted to flee the scene and struck the officer with the vehicle. The officer was transported to an area hospital for treatment.  A description of the suspect was provided to other agencies and the suspect’s vehicle was located in the Auburn, AL area.

The suspect was identified as 33-year-old Jarren McKay Allen from Smiths Station, Alabama.

CrimeStoppers is offering a $2,500 reward for any information that leads to the arrest Allen.

Allen is described as a black male, bald with a beard, and unknown clothing description at this time. Allen also has multiple identifiable neck tattoos.

Allen is wanted for charges of Assault, First Degree, Failure to Render Aid, and multiple felony charges. This is an on-going investigation.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Jarren McKay Allen, please immediately call the Opelika Police at 334-705-5220 or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!