WICHITA COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — A suspect has been taken to the hospital after cops chased and tasked the suspect running from a traffic stop in Clay County.
Shortly before 6:30 pm Monday night, Wichita County Deputies were notified by a state trooper of a car that left the scene of a traffic stop in Clay County. The officer said he held one person in custody at the traffic stop and tried to tase the other suspect before he escaped.
Wichita County Sheriff David Duke said deputies found the vehicle near East Scott and the state highway. The policemen tried to stop him, but the driver kept going.
Duke said the driver eventually blew a tire, stopped and escaped from the vehicle. He was captured near a storage area and was tasked by deputies.
Deputies searched the vehicle and found about a kilo of marijuana, several bottles of codeine and a backpack filled with burglary tools. Duke said the two were from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
The suspect was taken to hospital to be checked after the chase and is expected to be booked on Monday night. No names have been given at this time.
During the chase, a Suburban struck a Deputy causing him to lose control and flip the unit onto its side. Duke said the deputy has a broken hand, but he should be fine.
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