Nacogdoches man arrested after leading deputies on a short chase

Jay Van Coutee Jr. Source (Nacogdoches County Jail.)
Jay Van Coutee Jr. Source (Nacogdoches County Jail.)

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A Nacogdoches man was arrested Friday after leading sheriffdeputies on a short chase.

According to the Nacogdoches Sheriff's report, deputiesobserved a suspicious vehicle parked at a cemetery on County Road 712.

The report says, Jay Van Coutee Jr., 18, fled from lawenforcement in his vehicle when deputies attempted to contact him.

After a short pursuit the vehicle was stopped and Coutee wasarrested.

Coutee was charged with evading arrested, possession of a prohibitedweapon and possession of marijuana.

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