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Spearsville man arrested after car chase through Farmerville

FARMERVILLE, La. - A Spearsville man was arrested inside the Farmerville city limits in the early morning hours Saturday on numerous resisting charges after a car chase.
 
Demario C. Brock, 42, was booked into the Union Parish Detention Center on three counts of flight from an officer, four counts of resisting an officer, three counts of resisting arrest by force or violence, possession of marijuana and two brake lights required.
 
Brock’s total bond was set at $4,000.
 
Sheriff Dusty Gates said the suspect failed to stop when a patrol deputy attempted a traffic stop on Martin Luther King Drive and Bernice Street. When the deputy saw the suspect was not going to stop, he called for back-up and another deputy and a Farmerville police officer tried to stop him.
 
Gates said Brock drove up into a yard near the intersection of Cedar and Downsville streets, tore off his shirt and started yelling a law enforcement officers who had him surrounded. A deputy was forced to taze the suspect before he would submit to being handcuffed and even fought with officers while being handcuffed.
 
A small of marijuana was found in one of Brock’s pants pockets.

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