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Fleeing From Police Ends In Arrest

August 7, 2023 – A 21 year-old precinct 4 resident was arrest near the intersection of Tate and Craig street this weekend. The man attempted to outrun police because he thought he had forgotten his drivers license at home.

At around 10:30 PM Saturday night, Sulphur Springs Police attempted to stop Marcelo Flores for a minor traffic violation. Flores did not immediately stop. He accelerated to a high rate of speed then ran a stop sign before stopping for police.

Marcelo Florez, 2023

When asked why he attempted to evade Police, Flores stated that he was afraid he had left his driving license at home. It is unclear if Flores was in possession of his driving license at the time of his arrest. It is clear that the police found marijuana in his car.

His KIA Spectra was impounded. He is charged with:

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