Suspect arrested following brief chase

A routine traffic stop by the Wills Point Police Department July 29 turned into something more when one of the passengers in the vehicle was identified as having an outstanding warrant out of Oklahoma. After being told he was under arrest the suspect, 26-year old Joshua Andrew Yabara, briefly led officers on a chase before being arrested at a local residence short time later.

According to the police narrative of the incident, a WPPD officer was patrolling near N. Mary and N.E. Commerce Street when he noticed a marron truck “with the front license plate not displayed properly.”

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