Longview fugitive arrested in Mexico
POSTED: Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 1:20pm
UPDATED: Thursday, August 18, 2011 - 1:44pm
LONGVIEW — After nearly six years on the run, a Longview man who fled his $95,000 bail in 2005, and faced serving two life sentences for two counts of intoxicated manslaughter, was arrested in Mexico.
Gregg County officials picked him up Wednesday night night at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
According to Gregg County court records, Jamie Lee Coker, 53, was booked into Gregg County Jail Thursday, and was being held without bond.