UPDATE: Baldwin arrested this morning
Longview police report that Billye Jack Baldwin has now been arrested.
On Thursday around 7:53 p.m., Longview Officers stopped a vehicle in the 2000 block of West Marshall Avenue for a traffic violation.
Officers obtained the motorist’s driver’s license and upon checking his name, they found he was wanted for an outstanding parole violation warrant. Officers then attempted to place the suspect under arrest, but the suspect placed his vehicle in gear and attempted to run over a Longview Officer. In defense of his life, the officer fired shots at the suspect. The suspect then fled the scene in his vehicle.
No officers were injured during the incident and it is unknown if the suspect was injured.
Investigators are currently working to locate the suspect who is identified as Billye Jack Baldwin and has past addresses in Kilgore, Longview and Marshall. Baldwin was driving a blue Ford F150 extended cab pickup truck with Texas license plate 10B XY7.