POSTED: Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 9:32pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 9:34pm
LINDALE - A man is behind bars after he ran from police and straight through a Lindale elementary school. Authorities arrested 31 year old John Shane Owens who ran after he was pulled over for a routine traffic stop.
It happened off Farm-to-Market road 849 in Lindale.
Officials say, while they were chasing Owens, he ran through Velma Penny Elementary School and was arrested near the playground.
Authorities say, Owens was only inside for 20 to 30 seconds and had several previous warrants out for his arrest.