Police pursuit ends with suspect vehicle stuck on train tracks

Officer Rick Cockrell searches the suspect's vehicle. (photo by Field Walsh | TXK Today)

A police pursuit ended when the suspect got his vehicle stuck on the train tracks in Texarkana, Ark. Friday afternoon.

Deon Lindsey, 45, has been charged with Fleeing, Aggravated Assault, Possession of Methamphetamine, and Possession of Marijuana.

Officer Chase Dixon attempted a traffic stop on a brown GMC Pickup Truck with fictitious tags, at the intersection of East 9th and Lincoln Street. The driver of the vehicle fled and turned northbound on Oats street. At the intersection of East 19th and Oats Street the suspect rammed into a patrol car operated by a TAPD police officer.

The suspect continued fleeing from officers by turning northbound on the railroad tracks located at the intersection of Broad Street and East 19th. The suspect continued to drive on the railroad tracks until the vehicle was disabled from the tracks, which time the suspect fled on foot from the vehicle and into a wooded area nearby. Shortly thereafter, TAPD Officer’s Rick Cockrell and Chris Estes located and arrested the suspect driver, 45-year-old Deon Lindsey.

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