Midland Man Arrested on Evading Charges

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland man wrecks into a stop sign damaging his tire on his truck then rides down the road on its rims and leads an officer on a chase.

Early Tuesday morning, police say 18-year-old Kenneth Welch passed an officer who ordered him to stop.

Welch ignored him.

His truck was found on Eugene Street but welch was gone.

Witnesses reported seeing him heading toward Fairview Cemetery.

They set up a perimeter and brought in a K-9.

Eventually, Welch was spotted leaving a home and was arrested

He's charged with evading.