Person tries to flee during traffic stop

Published 1:06 pm Thursday, July 30, 2020

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On Monday, July 27, 2020, Detectives with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 10, near FM 1136, for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop, a male subject fled from Detectives across the interstate and into a wooded area.

The suspect was captured by Detectives by Detectives, with the assistance of the Beaumont Police K-9 unit.

During the search of the suspect’s vehicle, approximately one pound of cocaine was located. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Orange County Jail for possession of a controlled substance and evading arrest.