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Driver speeds off during traffic stop in Upper Valley
By: Jamel Valencia
EL PASO COUNTY, Texas -- A 28-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly tried to run away from sheriff's deputies when they tried pulling him over for a traffic stop.
Around 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Luis Miguel Salcido was driving a Honda CRX south on Doniphan Drive when deputies said they noticed he had no inspection and registration stickers on the car.
Deputies said Salcido refused to stop and sped off when they tried pulling him over.
The pursuit started on Borderland Road and continued for about a mile, said deputies.
Salcido was arrested after he finally stopped at the intersection of East Borderland Road and Berringer Street.
Salcido faces a charge of evading arrest and was booked into the El Paso County Jail on a $3,000 bond. Deputies said Salcido has a previous conviction for racing on a highway.
Deputies said Salcido has been arrested for numerous offenses.