Groesbeck Fugitive Found, Arrested in Temple
Tristan Neason racks up several charges evading law enforcement
A Groesbeck man is in Bell County Jail after escaping custody of local law enforcement and spending two days on the run.
According to Groesbeck Police Chief, Chris Henson, Officers Daniel Pantalici and David Alvarado were on patrol on Monday, May 28 when they observed Tristan Neason walking on the 200 block of West Yeagua Street. The officers were aware Neason had two outstanding arrest warrants and attempted to make contact with him, but Neason then fled and Officer Pantalici pursued on foot.
“Officer Alvarado took the car and went around the block, in the direction Neason was headed to cut him off. After a chase, Pantalici found Neason lying flat on the ground behind the Coin Laundry, got him in handcuffs and took him into custody.
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