early morning attempted break-in Thursday on the city`s northside ended with a
foot pursuit and apprehension of the suspect on North 25th
Corsicana Police Chief Ronnie McGaha said police were called about
720 Thursday morning when a resident in Drane Estates off North 26th
Street reporting someone trying to get into their home. The suspect
abandoned that attempt and was trying to get into another home nearby
when police arrived and spotted the suspect.
said the suspect then ran from the home and officers began a foot
pursuit that lasted for several blocks before the suspect was caught
by a Corsicana Police officer and a Navarro County Sheriff`s deputy.
The deputy also deployed his pepper spray weapon in an attempt to
stop the fleeing suspect, said Navarro County Sheriff Elmer Tanner.
said the suspect was transported to Navarro Regional Hospital for an
exam prior to jail booking, and has been charged with evading arrest or detention.
Corsicana Independent School district said in a press release the
incident prompted the Corsicana
ISD Police to initiate lockdown procedures at Bowie. The campus was
on lockdown for less than 10 minutes until the suspect was
apprehended and taken into custody.
Denson (CISD Police) was quick to respond and ensure the staff and
students were safe,” said Interim Police Chief Scott Stephens at