NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Nacogdoches Police officers arrested a 23-year-old man for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon early Tuesday morning after he allegedly rammed the vehicle of a woman that fled without paying for the pills she received from him in a transaction.
Joshua Neal Allen, of Nacogdoches, is still being held in the Nacogdoches County Jail on a second-degree felony charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. No bond has been set at this time.
Also arrested was Yevonne Shaquis Stearn, 20, of Nacogdoches. Stearn, the driver of the car that Allen allegedly rammed, is still being held in the Nacogdoches County Jail on charges of driving while intoxicated and failure to identify, both Class B misdemeanors. No bond has been set on her charges.
According to the police report, the alleged aggravated assault with a deadly weapon occurred between 1:45 and 2:18 a.m. Tuesday morning in the 1100 block of Maroney Drive. Stearn told Nacogdoches Police officers that an unknown subject had rammed her car, and Sgt. Greg Sowell of the Nacogdoches Police Department said that she initially gave a false name to the officers on the scene.
NPD officers located the other vehicle in the area and found pills in an unmarked baggy, the police report stated. The people in the suspect vehicle told the officers that a transaction for pills had been made, and that the complainant took some pills without paying and fled the scene.
Then, the suspect vehicle gave chase and hit the complainant's vehicle, according to the police report. When they searched the area, the NPD officers found Allen, who had allegedly fled the scene on foot. The police report stated that he was found to be in possession of pills. In addition, they learned that he had outstanding felony warrants as well.