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Suspect allegedly ran from corporal, attempted to discard narcotics during traffic stop

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Posted at 7:50 PM, Jan 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-27 21:04:26-05

CORSICANA, TX — A suspect was arrested after they allegedly ran from a corporal and attempted to discard narcotics during a traffic stop in Corsicana.

According to the Navarro County Sheriff's Office, on Monday, January 27, Corporal Shane Richards conducted a traffic stop in the area of North 23rd Street and West Park Avenue in Corsicana.

The sheriff's office says the car came to a stop and the driver ran away.

Cpl. Richards caught the suspect a couple blocks away. The suspect allegedly attempted to discard narcotics while running.

The suspect was arrested and charged with evading arrest with previous conviction, possession of a controlled substance undera gram, tampering with physical evidence and possession of marijuana under 2 ounces.