Thomas Pitts Jr. was arrested after running from Greenville officers in a short vehicle pursuit yesterday afternoon. Officers were eventually able to get Pitts to stop, and he was placed in police custody without further incident.
Thomas Pitts Jr was booked into Hunt County Jail on charges of: *Evading Arrest Det W/VEH, *UNL Carrying Weapon *Poss Marij<= 2 OZ Drug Free Zone
We will update story once Greenville P.D releases a statement.
A pursuit that started in the Rockwall area, ended in Greenville near Glen Oaks minutes ago. Greenville P.D & Rockwall County Sheriffs Office were involved in this pursuit. The suspect has been taken into custody.
This is a developing story and we will update when we learn more.
Lone Oak officer got in behind a Black passenger vehicle, believed to be a Chrysler 300, that led officers on a pursuit thru 2 counties.
With speeds up to 130MPH, Hunt and Rockwall County officers pursued a vehicle that failed to stop. Lone Oak called chase around 12:30pm. Lone Oak Officer advised vehicle was speeding down Highway 69 and is failing to stop. When reaching Greenville, the black car got on I-30 Westbound and shot towards Rockwall. Vehicle was able to pull away from officer with speeds over 130MPH, eventually entering Rockwall County. A Rockwall officer was able to intercept the car entering their County. DPS entered the chase in Rockwall County, with Hunt County officers dropping out.
Vehicle finally came to a stop after being spiked in the area of I-30 Westbound near Dalrock Rd in Rockwall. Officers on the Rockwall Channel stated the 2 passengers in the vehicle, which were 16 year old kids, stated the only reason they ran was to avoid traffic tickets. Vehicle is being transported back to Hunt County, along with the occupants of the vehicle.
Unknown of the charges at this time. We will update as this is a developing story.
DPS & Hunt County officers are in the area of FM 36 @ CR 2526 searching for a male subject who took off running from DPS officers after he hit a tree in his car. Officers are currently searching the area with Caddo Mills K-9.
All units clear as of 22:43 unable to locate the suspect.