Driver attempts to evade police, lands in ditch


The driver who attempted to evade police landed in the drainage ditch near Douglas Street. Paul Minix, 41, of Yoakum, was placed under arrest for evading arrest or detention in motor vehicle.
According to Cuero police chief Jay Lewis, at approximately 1 a.m. on July 10, officer Jason Kuecker observed a four door sedan turn onto the 200 block of Broadway from North Gonzales Street. As Kuecker attempted to check the registration, the driver of the vehicle turned onto the 400 block North Clinton Street and started to accelerate. 
The driver ran the stop signs at East Courthouse Street, East Church Street and East Main Street. The driver, unable to control his speed, drove through the yard of the Cuero Fire Department.
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