Hopkins County, TX – August 19, 2020 – A 30-year-old Dallas man lead police on an 8-mile vehicle pursuit on Interstate 30. The chase stretched from the Brashear area to Sulphur Springs.
Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cleve Williams reported attempting to stop a red Kia Sorento at 9:35 p.m. August 19, at mile marker 114 on I-30 east for a traffic violation. Instead of stopping, the driver continued along I-30 with the police officer in pursuit. Williams reported seeing the driver throw items out of the sport utility vehicle as it continued east on I-30.
The SUV continued on I-30 to mile marker 122, where his vehicle was reportedly spiked with spike strips. The vehicle came to rest at the 122 exit ramp. Williams took 30-year-old Deante Shelley Wilson of Dallas into custody at 9:42 p.m. for evading arrest or detention in a vehicle. The SUV was impounded, Williams noted in arrest reports.
Wilson remained in Hopkins County jail August 20; bond was set at $10,000 on the third-degree felony evading arrest charge, according to jail reports.
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