On Monday, January 27, 2020 Corporal Shane Richards conducted a traffic stop for an observed traffic violation at North 23rd and West Park in Corsicana. The vehicle came to a stop and the driver immediately evaded on foot. Cpl. Richards caught the suspect a couple of blocks away from the traffic stop location. The suspect had also attempted to discard narcotics while evading.
The suspect was arrested and charged with evading arrest with previous conviction, possession of a controlled substance under a gram, tampering with physical evidence and possession of marijuana under 2 oz.
We appreciate the assistance of the Corsicana Police Department and other agencies who immediately responded to assist.
Sheriff Elmer Tanner