ONE CHARGED AFTER FLEEING FROM DEPUTY
A man faces charges after being discovered with several grams of marijuana and fleeing from a sheriff’s department deputy. The investigation began when Deputy Nathan Williams observed James Thomas Franklin, 36, Hickman, traveling on Sykes Road around 10:51 a.m., on Sunday, November 10.
Deputy Williams checked with dispatch which confirmed Franklin had an active warrant for violation of probation. When the deputy activated his lights to make a traffic stop, Franklin accelerated, according to an offense report filed by Deputy Williams. The deputy lost visual with Franklin’s vehicle but later located him attempting to pull out of a driveway.
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