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Upshur County officials seek man who injured trooper

From Staff Reports
Aug. 2, 2012 at 10 p.m.

Authorities are searching for a man suspected of injuring a Department of Public Safety trooper and fleeing during a traffic stop in Upshur County on Thursday, Trooper Jean Dark said.

Trooper Brandon Love was attempting to arrest Sawyer Zane Lacaze of Pittsburg after finding narcotics during a traffic stop, Dark said. Lacaze struck Love's leg and fled on foot, she said. Love was taken to East Texas Medical Center in Gilmer and treated for minor injuries. He has since been released.

To give information about Lacaze's whereabouts, contact local authorities. Lacaze is described as a white man who is 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighs 165 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing black pants and no shirt.



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