Ward County Deputy Injured During Weekend Chase

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

WARD COUNTY - A Ward County Sheriff's Deputy is recovering from a car pursuit that turned into a foot chase.

It all took place Saturday as Deputy Donnie Jowers was chasing Thomas Miguel Garcia. Garcia's car was involved in an accident at which point, Garcia took off on foot.

Deputy Jowers caught him and arrested him.Garcia is charged with evading arrest and driving with an invalid license. Garcia has posted his $9,000 dollar bond and has been released.

Jowers has minor injuries from the accident, but was treated and released from Memorial Hospital.