Smith Co. deputies arrest man after fleeing from traffic stop

Man throws evidence from vehicle during police pursuit

Smith Co. deputies arrest man after fleeing from traffic stop
Deputies arrest man who flees from traffic stop early Friday morning.

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Smith County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a man who fled from a traffic stop early Friday morning.

He fled from deputies in a car before fleeing on foot at the Pinnnacle at North Chase apartments in Tyler.

“One of our deputies initiated a traffic stop and during that traffic stop he went to detain the driver,” said Sgt. Justin Stockwell.

During the pursuit of the suspect, SCSO said the man threw items from his vehicle.

Other units, including Tyler PD were called into the area to assist in the search for the suspect.

Officials have not released the identity of the suspect or information on what the suspect threw from the vehicle.

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