The Aiken Department of Public Safety is looking for a man who resisted arrest over the weekend and fled after a traffic stop.


Marrio Sherard Parker, 33,†of Aiken†is wanted for escape, weapon and drug charges after he was stopped on Whiskey Road for speeding and the responding officer noticed the smell of marijuana coming from his vehicle, police said. A pistol also was located under the driver's seat, police said.


Parker was placed under arrest, but fought off officers and fled on foot, according to police. The area was searched, but Parker could not be found, police said.


Public Safety says Parker should be considered armed and dangerous.


Anyone with information related to the incident or the whereabouts of Parker is asked to contact Crimestoppers of the Midlands at 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6374).