WFPD Arrest Suspect After Brief Foot Pursuit on Multiple Felony Charges

On Tuesday, July 31st, at approximately 5:30 pm officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department located 32 year old Joseph DePriest in the 1200 block of Central Freeway at the FasPac.  Officers knew DePriest had three outstanding felony warrants.

Officers approached Depriest at which time he attempted to run from officers.  After a short foot pursuit Depriest was taken into custody.

During a search incident to an arrest DePriest was found to be in possession of 11.1 grams of methamphetamine and an ecstasy pill.

DePriest was arrested and transported to the Wichita County jail without further incident where he was charged with manufacturing/delivery of a substance in penalty group one, possession of a substance in penalty group two, evading and the felony warrants.

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