Routine Traffic Stop in Midland Turns Into High Speed Chase

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A routine traffic stop turns into a high speed chase through Midland on Friday night.

Police tried to pull over 50-year-old James Boland on Fairgrounds Road around 8:30p.m. but he didn't stop.

The man stopped around Highway 80 and Interstate 20, got out of his car and took off on foot.

Thanks to a police k-9, Boland was stopped in his tracks.

The suspect was taken into custody and he's been charged with evading in a motor vehicle.