New Yorkers flee DPS after traffic stop, arrested & charged on multiple counts
ANGELINA COUNTY – Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers arrested two men from New York State this week on felony charges after they evaded law enforcement during a traffic stop on US 59, north of Lufkin.
The preliminary information indicates at approximately 9:50 a.m.,Thursday, Jan. 21, a DPS Trooper stopped a 2020 Chevrolet passenger car for a traffic violation.
During the traffic stop, the driver, identified as Kasen Turner, 37, fled the Troopers on foot. A passenger with Turner, identified as Vincent McCabe, 40, sped away from the traffic stop in the Chevrolet, picking up Turner a short time later.
They continued their flight from law enforcement into the City of Nacogdoches, where they were taken into custody without further incident.
The driver, at the time of the arrest, is identified as Vincent McCabe, 40, from Lockton, NY. The passenger is identified as Kasen Shamar Turner, 37, from Buffalo, NY. Both McCabe and Turner were transported to the Angelina County jail on multiple felony charges.
After booking the pair into the Angelina County Jail, Troopers and investigators determined that while McCabe and Turner were evading in the vehicle they discarded evidence onto the side of the highway.
That evidence was recovered, revealing more than four pounds of methamphetamine. McCabe and Turner now face additional felony charges.