Suspect flees to woods during chase near Longview
From Staff Reports
Aug. 2, 2012 at 10 p.m.
A man who fled into the woods during a police chase on Interstate 20 was arrested Thursday morning.
The suspect, identified as Jason Ray Ragan, fled his vehicle and ran into a wooded area at the U.S. 259 and Texas 31 exit of I-20 after being pursued by Kilgore police officers and troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Police set up a perimeter, and Ragan was taken into custody by DPS troopers after surrendering.
Ragan was held in the Gregg County Jail on Thursday. He is charged with possession of a controlled substance, evading arrest with a vehicle, evading arrest, resisting arrest and reckless driving.