Groves Man Arrested After Fleeing From Police

A Groves man is jailed after leading Beaumont police on a chase this past weekend in a stolen

car. Police attempted to stop the car near I-10 & Washington Blvd when the driver sped off.

After a chase that ended on Highway 124, the driver fled into a wooded area. With the assistance

of K-9 Unit Joris, 32-year old Chester Smith was taken into custody. Smith was taken to the

hospital to be treated after being bitten by the police dog. He was then transported to jail.


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