Suspect in Custody after Chase

Posted/updated on: August 8, 2012 at 3:31 pm   Print This Print This

LONGVIEW — Longview police have arrested a man after he allegedly led law enforcement on a wild chase that began in Camp County Tuesday afternoon. According to KETK, Longview police say the chase started in Pittsburg at the ETMC clinic, where Camp County officials were attempting to serve felony warrants on Jonathan Lee Anderson, 20, of Pittsburg. Police say Anderson took off, allegedly striking two Camp County vehicles in his rush to escape. Authorities say the chase continued from Pittsburg to Longview, with several wrecks reportedly happening along the way. Authorities say, at times, sppets hit 120 miles an hour. According to officials, police arrested Anderson near Eva Street and Gilmer Road in Longview after Anderson’s vehicle wrecked and he fled on foot. He was caught in a residential area behind a grocery store on Gilmer Road around 2:15 p.m.


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