A vehicle pursuit through Sulphur Springs ended with a crash and an arrest early Saturday morning, according to arrest reports.
Sulphur Springs Police Officer Silas Whaley attempted to stop a white Chevrolet Cobalt around 3:30 a.m. Aug. 14, 2021, for failing to yield right-of-way and failure to stop at a designated stopping point on Como Street at College Street. The driver failed to yield and the officer pursued the car as it continued on Como Street, Whaley alleged in arrest reports.
The vehicle pursuit ended when the Cobalt crashed at the Como-Putman Street intersection. The driver then attempted to run on foot from the officer. Whaley was able to take the man, identified as Rashad Oneal “Shad” Hall, into custody.
The 30-year-old Commerce man was booked into Hopkins County jail just before 5 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021, for evading arrest or detention with a vehicle and driving while license invalid with previous convictions.
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