11-Mile Vehicle Pursuit On I-30 Ends With Felony Arrest

An 11-mile vehicle pursuit along Interstate 30 east early Friday morning resulted in a felony arrest and a dog bite, according to arrest reports.

Donquese Everett-Young AKA Donqese Jones, Donya Smith, Donquese Young and Donquese Taunnay Young (HCSO jail photo)

Sulphur Springs Police Officer Cleve Williams reported stopping a Chevrolet Malibu at 12:09 a.m. Jan. 21, 2022, on I-30 east at mile marker 112 for a traffic violation. The driver, 32-year-old Donquese Everett-Young of Brownwood, was determined during a records check to be wanted in Kimble County on three warrants. When Williams attempted to arrest him, Everett-Young drove off in the vehicle, the officer write in arrest reports.

Williams pursued the car along I-30 east to League Street at West Shannon Road (the 123 exit). The driver was detained and taken into custody at 1:51 a.m. with help from Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Chiv and his handler. Everett-Young was reportedly treated by Hopkins County EMS for a dog bite. After refusing any additional medical treatment, Everett-Young was transported by a SSPD Officer Thad Cook to the county jail, Williams noted in arrest reports.

Everett-Young was booked into Hopkins County jail at 3:18 a.m. Jan. 21, 2022, on an evading arrest with previous conviction charge as well as Kimble County warrants for:

  • Unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon,
  • Possession of more than 4 grams but less than 200 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance in a drug-free zone and
  • evading arrest with previous conviction charges.

Bond on the Kimble County warrants was recommended at $25,000 on the firearm charge, $25,000 on the controlled substance charge and $10,000 on the evading arrest charge, according to arrest reports. He was issued a warning for no license plate light.

Everett-Young, who is also known by Donqese Jones, Donya Smith, Donquese Young and Donquese Taunnay Young, remained in Hopkins County jail late Friday morning, Jan. 21, 2022, awaiting arraignment and bond on the Hopkins County charge, according to jail records.

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Author: Faith Huffman

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