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Wanted Longview felon arrested after Friday morning manhunt

Wanted Longview felon arrested after Friday morning manhunt
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POSTED: Friday, June 7, 2013 - 1:12pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 3:53pm

A man has been arrested after a Friday morning manhunt in Longview.

Wanted felon, Jason Michael Brod, 34, was arrested and charged with an outstanding felony theft warrant, as well as felony burglary of a habitation, evading arrest and possession of marijuana.

On Friday, June 7, 2013 at 10:42 a.m., Longview Police received a call of a suspicious person in the Towne Lake Village area in reference to a suspicious person.

The caller told police that he had seen a white male with lots of tattoos carrying several garbage bags into the woods near the area. When police arrived they spotted the suspect who ran into the woods. Longview Police pursued the suspect into the woods.

With the assistance of Gregg County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Police were able to locate the suspect a short time later in a heavily wooded area.

Brod transported to the Gregg County Jail without further incident.

Photo from the Longview News-Journal.

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