Independence County man facing possible felony fleeing charge

0
1714

An Independence County man may face several charges including felony fleeing after he is accused of driving his vehicle in a reckless manner past an emergency vehicle, almost hitting deputies working a traffic stop.

Deputy Adam McGilton chased the Toyota and in the process was able to identify the driver as Bill W. Scroggins, Jr., according to the official report. The vehicle was found in a wooded area off Creek Road, but Scroggins had abandoned the car and fled on foot.

McGilton said the charges facing Scroggins include: felony fleeing, first-degree assault, reckless driving, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle and failure to signal.

gary b photo 08

Get up-to-date local and regional news along with the latest weather every weekday morning by listening to Gary B. and Ozark Newsline on Arkansas 103.3 KWOZ93 KZLE, and other W.R.D. Entertainment radio stations. If you have a news tip or event to promote, email White River Now at news@whiterivernow.com.

Leave a Reply