Man Arrested on Charges of Evading, Reckless Driving

Man Arrested on Charges of Evading, Reckless Driving

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA – One man is behind bars on charges of evading and reckless driving after an incident on Sunday morning.

Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they saw a white Chevrolet Silverado traveling northbound in the 2600 block of North County Road West at a high rate of speed.

Officers discovered that the Silverado was traveling 70 miles per hour in a 45 mile per hour zone.

As officers turned around to catch the Silverado, they saw the Silverado run a red light at University and County Road West and almost hit another vehicle.

When officers attempted to pull over the vehicle, the driver took off and ran another light.

Officers later pulled over the vehicle near County Road West and 42nd Street where they identified the driver as 31-year-old Benjamin Coon.

Coon has been charged with evading and reckless driving.