PARKVILLE, Md. (WJZ) — The head of the Baltimore County police union now faces an assault and reckless endangerment charge.

The driver of a sedan says he was hit in the face by an intoxicated Cole Weston last week.

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In a police report, Weston –who was off-duty at the time– denied hitting the driver and says he was only trying to stop what he thought was a drug deal outside of his home.

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The Harford County State’s Attorney’s Office handled the investigation.  It will also handle the prosecution.

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Weston has been in charge of the police union since the mid-90s.