A 28-year-old Loganville man was arrested and charged with alteration or improperly transferred tag, driving while license suspended or revoked and obstruction of law enforcement after he ran from a traffic stop on Monday, May 30, 2016.
When he ran, Loganville police officers set up a perimeter and began a search with the help of a Gwinnett County K-9. The found him under the deck of a house off of Magnolia Court in Tara subdivision just as they were about to call off the search. Police had stopped the vehicle because it had a makeshift tag that, when checked, came back as unregistered.
A passenger who stayed with the car when the subject ran, said he was the father of her baby and he was on his way to meet his child for the first time. He had recently got out of Walton County jail after being jailed on a probation violation. When he was arrested by the officers, the subject apologized for running and said he did so because he wanted to see his baby.
He was arrested and transported to Walton County Detention Center.