LDN Police Reports

Lufkin police arrested Jason Brightwell, 28, of Lufkin, after he allegedly fled from officers in a vehicle reported stolen from Smith County in the 4200 block of North Medford Drive around 3 p.m. Tuesday, according to a police report.

Officers initially were called to assist another agency locate the vehicle. A short time later, an officer came upon the vehicle on FM 2021 and attempted to initiate a traffic stop but Brightwell allegedly refused to stop. He then led officers on a nine-minute high-speed pursuit, the report states.

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