Smiley face

Illinois Couple Arrested When Fleeing Deputy

A Springfield, Illinois couple is in Hopkins County Jail after fleeing a Hopkins County Deputy during a traffic stop on I-30 at the 142 mile marker. Stopped for speeding, the driver of the auto , Tommie Jason Lovelace, 36, denied consent to search the vehicle. The officer made contact with the passenger of the vehicle and asked the passenger to step out of the 2014 Chevrolet Impala. That’s when the problem began.

The passenger, Tonee Nicole Jarrett, 25, rolled up the passenger window and unbuckled from the seatbelt a four year old child. She placed the child in the floor of the vehicle. The passenger then became the driver and fled the scene. As Jarrett fled in the vehicle, Lovelace stood in front of the deputy’s patrol unit as he attempted to give chase. Lovelace failed to comply with commands to move out of the way and hindered the deputies ability to pursue Jarrett.

Lovelace was arrested at the scene and Jarrett was later arrested at Texas Highway 37 and County Road SW3070.

Lovelace was arrested for Evading Arrest Detention with Vehicle and Hinder Apprehension or Prosecution. Jarrett was arrested for Evading Arrest/Detention with a Vehicle and Abandoning or Endangering a Child.

Author: Staff Reporter

Share This Post On
bobcat tractor

Bobcat of North Texas Wants You to Know...

Now is the time to invest in a Bobcat® Compact Tractor at Bobcat of North Texas. As the economy continues to expand, construction and construction equipment is in high demand and Bobcat® promises to be at the heart of it all. Demand for Bobcat® equipment is at an all time high, and we want to make sure you get the equipment and attachments you need to make your land your own.

bobcat loader
bobcat loader
bobcat loader
Construction is Booming

Bobcat® equipment is legendary and construction companies know it. Thats why we are taking orders months in advance. We don't want you to fall behIind the competition. Contact us today to get your Bobcat of North Texas order placed.

PlayPlay
Shadow