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Bryan Police Involved In Two Pursuits Monday Night

Bryan police dealt with two pursuits Monday night.

One began near Texas and 29th when an officer spotted a car without working taillights. The chase went south to the area of 33rd and Washington, when the driver jumped out. According to the arrest report, the car then started rolling. That’s when a passenger in the front seat jumped out. After the car hit a dumpster and came to a stop, an officer heard a woman yelling, who was in the back seat. About ten minutes later, the driver was found in the backyard of a home at 33rd and Hutchins. 19 year old Preston Wiggins IV of Bryan was arrested for fleeing and evading. According to online records, it’s Wiggins’ sixth time in jail in the last 14 months.

The second pursuit began on the freeway southbound frontage road near the former DPS office. that’s when a Bryan officer spotted a SUV without a license plate. According to the arrest report, the driver had multiple opportunities to pull over but waited about one mile before stopping at the frontage road and Par Drive. The driver told the officer he was trying to get the vehicle back to the car lot where he was working. Instead, 33 year old Willie Rashell Phillips of College Station was arrested for fleeing and a warrant regarding a motion to revoke child support.

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Posted by on Dec 6 2017. Filed under Featured Stories, News.
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