Longview man leads police on car, foot chase


A man was arrested by Gladewater Police after he ran from them during a traffic stop and was later found hiding under a building.

Police stated Jonathan Barnes, 24, of Longview, was pulled over in a vehicle in the 300 block of Tenery for a traffic violation. Barnes led authorities on a short chase, driving through stop signs, before stopping at an intersection and abandoning his vehicle.

The suspect took off on foot and was later found hiding under a storage shed in the 700 block of Wood Street.

Barnes was arrested and charged with evading arrest. He also had an outstanding warrant for evading arrest from the Gregg County Sheriff’s Office.

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