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Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested in Midland

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) -

A suspected drug dealer in Midland ran from the cops then tried to throw the evidence away.

According to the report, 49-year-old Ellsworth Reid was trying to sell drugs.

Officers confronted him and say he became jittery and nervous.

They asked him to turn around but Reid said no and took off running.

Police caught up with him and took him to the ground.

The report says Reid continued to resist and tried to bite the officer.

At one point, police say Reid reached into his pocket and threw a glass methamphetamine pipe to the ground.

Once he was placed in handcuffs, Reid admitted to police that he ran because he had the pipe and he tried to destroy it.

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