LONGVIEW, Texas (KETK) – A man was arrested after leading police on a pursuit that allegedly damaged their vehicles.
37-year-old Kelvin Earl Smith Jr. was arrested and booked into the Gregg County Jail and charged with the following:
- Evading arrest in a vehicle
- 2 counts of possession of a controlled substance
- Possession of marijuana
- Possession of dangerous drugs
- Unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon
At around 6:10 a.m. Thursday, Longview police officers responded to a welfare check call for service in the roadway of the 800 block of HG Mosely Parkway. Upon arrival, officers found a blue Chevrolet Impala stopped at a traffic signal for several minutes and the driver “appeared to the passed out”, according to a press release.
Smith allegedly led officers on a short pursuit where two police vehicles were damaged, as well as the suspects vehicle.