Officer Jason Flanery reportedly crashed his patrol vehicle into another car before fleeing the scene.
Police reportedly hastened to locate the man who referred to New Year's Eve as 'kill a pig night' after officer killings in New York last month.
With a decision on the fate of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson looming, protesters gathered in St. Louis where another black teenager was shot in October.
Protesters demanding justice for Mike Brown and others shot by police spread across a number of locations.
Demonstrators soldiered through the rain today at a civil disobedience action by the Ferguson police department.
In a movement that has been called "Ferguson October," about 1,000 protesters descended on the St. Louis University campus on Sunday.
This weekend marked two months since the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, and police arrested more than a dozen protesters staging a sit-in at a gas station in St. Louis.
This weekend, the protests will be back once again in full swing, as 10,000 people are expected to descend on St. Louis for a weekend of action and resistance dubbed "Ferguson October."
Vonderrit Myers was killed in a confrontation with an off-duty police officer in the Shaw neighborhood of St. Louis.