Whitehouse man in custody after drunken crash into utility pole
POSTED: Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 11:23am
UPDATED: Sunday, September 16, 2012 - 11:29am
TYLER — Early this morning around 2 an off-duty Tyler police officer saw a big car accident on the 2700 block of South Broadway next to the Broadstone apartment complex.
22-year-old Cody Brown of Whitehouse is currently in the Smith County jail charged with evading arrest, DWI and hitting a utility pole.
Early this morning, an off-duty Tyler police officer saw Brown's white expedition crashed into the pole...the officer stopped and tried to talk to Brown, but he took off running.
After a chase, a citizen helped the officer take him into custody.
Later this morning, crews were still working to restore power to the Broadstone apartment complex. Workers tell KETK the damaged pole was replaced around 3 this morning.