Man arrested after early morning police chase in Smith County

Man arrested after early morning police chase in Smith County
Henry Marshall Junior was arrested early wednesday morning for evading arrest with a vehicle and reckless driving. (Source: Smith County Sheriffs Office)

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - One person is in custody following a chase in Smith County involving the Whitehouse Police Department and several other agencies.

The chase started at 7:10 a.m. in Whitehouse and went to Troup and then to Bullard, where Henry Marshall Jr., 25, headed northbound on U.S. Highway 69. According to Public Information Officer Larry Christian of the Smith County Sheriff’s Office, Marshall is in custody and the arrest was made without incident.

Man arrested after early morning police chase in Smith County

“He was driving thru several county roads then he pulled into a drive-way, he tried to pull back out but was blocked in by several agencies, he got out put his hands up and no force was used during the arrest,” said Lietuenant Frank Brewer of the Whitehouse Police Department.

Marshall was booked into the Smith County Jail on two separate charges, evading arrest or detention with a vehicle, and reckless driving. According to Brewer there were no vehicle wrecks or damage and the speeds were about 50-60 m.p.h. during the chase.

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