LAWTON, OK (RNN Texoma) - Lawton police with assistance from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol were able to apprehend a suspect after he led them on a chase through the streets of Lawton on Thursday morning.
The pursuit began after an officer attempted to pull 32-year-old James Johnson over for speeding near SE Aberdeen and SE 45th Street. The chase then moved west as Johnson sped down main roads and weaved through neighborhood streets.
At some point his front tire blew and he eventually wrecked near SW 38th and Hickory. Johnson ran from the scene but was quickly apprehended.
According to radio traffic, the suspect also damaged multiple vehicles as he attempted to flee.
Johnson is facing multiple charges including: Eluding officer by motor vehicle, Drivers License Required, Leaving Scene Accident, Insurance Required and Speeding
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