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Beaumont man arrested for evading, cocaine possession

Jacoby Dejei Griffin, 25, of Beaumont, is charged with evading detention in a motor vehicle and possession of a controlled substance after police say he refused to stop when an officer tried to pull him over in a white Dodge Charger near Harrison Street and Forrest Street.

A 25-year-old Beaumont man was found Wednesday hiding underneath a parked vehicle with crack cocaine after leading police on a chase, department officials said in a news release.

Jacoby Dejei Griffin, 25, of Beaumont, is charged with evading detention in a motor vehicle and possession of a controlled substance after police say he refused to stop when an officer tried to pull him over in a white Dodge Charger near Harrison Street and Forrest Street.

The Charger crashed into a building in the 800 block of Gulf Street, at which point police say Griffin ran away.

Here's more from the BPD news release:

Responding patrol units quickly established a perimeter and K-9 Gus and his Handler arrived to assist. K-9 Gus and his Handler successfully tracked Griffin and located him hiding underneath a parked vehicle, in the 1000 BLK of Hazel. Griffin was found to be in possession of crack cocaine. Griffin was arrested and booked into the Jefferson County Jail for Evading Detention in a Motor Vehicle & Possession of a Controlled Substance.
This was K-9 Gus’ 7th successful Felony Apprehension so far this year.

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