The Nacogdoches Sheriff's Department arrested a Joaquin man following an early Monday morning pursuit with began on Highway 59 South and ended in the Central Heights area.

According to a release from the NCSO, the call originated when a citizen called 911 advising that a motorist had struck their vehicle on highway 59 South in Nacogdoches County. The suspect vehicle failed to stop and continued traveling toward the city of Nacogdoches.

Deputies located the suspect's vehicle at 4:52 am, traveling northbound on Loop 224. Deputies observed the suspect's vehicle traveling at a speed of 93 mph. Deputies attempted to initiate a traffic stop on the red Chevy Trailblazer, but the suspect refused to stop.

The suspect's vehicle exited the loop on old Tyler road and continued on FM 1638 at a high rate of speed. Deputies continued the pursuit and observed the suspect crash at FM 1638 and County Road 698. The suspect who was the lone occupant of the vehicle then fled on foot into a wooded area.

Deputies lost sight of the subject but formed a perimeter around the area. The suspect would later be apprehended on County Road 813 by a Sheriff’s Deputy and a sheriff’s K-9.

The suspect was identified as Glenn Smallwood,30, from Joaquin, Texas. Smallwood has been charged with Evading arrest with vehicle, a state jail felony, accident involving a vehicle, class B misdemeanor, and Reckless driving, a Class B misdemeanor.

Smallwood also had several outstanding warrants for his arrest out of Angelina County.  He was booked into the Nacogdoches County Jail.

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