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Motorcycle pursuit leads to fugitive at large

On Tuesday, February 27, the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office was called to a possible vehicle accident involving a motorcycle at US HWY 96 S and County Road 317 just south of Roganville in Jasper


Prior to deputies’ arrival, a black truck dropped off a white male wearing a black jacket who left the scene on the motorcycle.

Deputies were able to locate the motorcycle on US HWY 96 near County Road 314 and upon activating

emergency lights, the motorcycle began to evade. The pursuit reached speeds of up to 115 MPH.

The driver wrecked out at US HWY 96 and FM 1005, where he fled on foot into a wooded area. The deputy

pursued the driver on foot but was unable to locate him.

After further investigation, the driver was identified as 35-year-old Jeffrey Slaydon of Jasper. Warrants have been issued for Evading Arrest Detention with Vehicle, 3rd Degree Felony, Evading Arrest

with Previous Conviction (State Jail Felony), and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by Felon (3rd Degree


Chief Duncan states that Slaydon remains at large and encourages anyone with information regarding

his whereabouts to contact the Jasper County Sheriff's Office at 409-384-5417 ext. 6 or Crimestoppers at 409-833-TIPS.

35-year-old Jeffrey Slaydon of Jasper


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