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On Wednesday, November 4, 2020, Caney Police Officer Brad Jackson was patrolling within the City Limits of Caney, and observed a red and black colored Dodge pickup, with its windshield broken in numerous places, parked at the Caney Day and Night.
Officer Jackson turned his patrol vehicle around to make contact with the driver at the store. As the officer made the turn, the vehicle turned west onto Main Street.
Getting back behind the Dodge, the officer activated his emergency lights to conduct a traffic stop, and the driver began to accelerate.
Once the vehicle had reached Highway 69 it continued across the lanes of traffic without stopping, at an accelerated pace.
Officer Jackson pursued the vehicle which ran through another stop sign to turn southbound on Highway 69, numerous southbound vehicles slowed to avoid being struck.
Continuing south on Highway 69 the driver turned onto Hardesty Road, running another stop sign, to cross northbound traffic on Highway 69.
The driver accelerated to speeds reaching l00 miles per hour as they continued on Hardesty road. The vehicle turned onto Cobb Street and then back onto Main Street, ignoring the stop sign.
Officer Jackson noticed the driver’s side tire was wobbling, and the driver was having trouble maintaining his lane of travel. As the driver attempted to maintain the lane, they lost control of the vehicle leaving the roadway.
When the vehicle came to rest the driver fled the scene eastbound to the railroad tracks, then ran north up the tracks.
The passenger of the vehicle opened the door, and complied with orders to lay prone on the ground. The passenger, identified as Jerett Cobb Robison, 24, of Bennington, was taken into custody.
The Atoka Sheriff’s office Deputies arrived on scene and attempted to locate the driver of the vehicle.
Located in a cavity where the glove box use to be was a camouflage colored glove with a glass pipe inside. The glass pipe was burned and had the remains of white crystals inside.
The tag that was displayed on the Dodge was actually to a 2008 Chevy Malibu.
The passenger later provided the name of the driver, identified as Dustin Lee Harris, 36. Robison told officers he had begged Harris to not flee, and to allow him to exit the vehicle.
Robison was taken to the Atoka County Jail for booking. An attempt was made to locate the driver without success.
Robison is charged with unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor).