Chase Ends In Arrest of Burglary Suspect

Speeds of 90-100 mph reached on back roads

DELICIOUS PULLED PORK sandwiches with chips and cole slaw was on the menu at the Teague Volunteer Fire Department’s October 25th fundraiser to help pay for the department’s rescue truck. Pictured is LaDonna Turner making a donation and taking home a couple of pulled pork lunches. Helping her get her sandwiches is TVFD fireman Bryan Teer.

Nineteen-year-old Donte Detrayviyen Abram was arrested at Wednesday morning, October 23rd after a lengthy car chase through the back roads of eastern Freestone County.

Sgt Clayton Aldrich and Chief Deputy Robert Willis from the Freestone County Sheriff?s Office along with Freestone County Pct 3 Constable Diana Willis had gone to?a residence where?Donte Abrams was staying near Oakwood. Donte Abram was a suspect in a?burglary that Sgt. Aldrich was investigating?that had recently occurred nearby.

The officers attempted to contact Donte Abram without any response. It was decided to drive off from the residence and set up surveillance. After approximately five minutes, Abam emerged, got into his pickup and sped?off. The Freestone County officers sped after Abram and?a high speed chase ensued. The chase?went for?about seven or eight miles down the county roads and reached speeds between 90 and 100 mph.

The pursuit ended in an old gravel pit?when?Abram tried to elude officers by driving into?a wooded area. After his failed attempt?to escape through the?wooded area, Abram backed his vehicle?down a hill toward the officers at which time shots were fired to disable Abram?s tires.?At this time?Abram exited his vehicle and was taken into custody without further incident.

A loaded 9mm pistol along with a small amount of Marijuana were recovered from Abram?s vehicle, who was then transported to the Freestone County Jail where he was booked in on felony fleeing along with a charge related to the pistol found in his possession.

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