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Beaumont man arrested after short police chase

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Joseph Allen Wells, 27, of Beaumont (Photo: Beaumont Police Department) Joseph Allen Wells, 27, of Beaumont (Photo: Beaumont Police Department)
BEAUMONT -

A Beaumont man was arrested Monday after police say he fled from officers.

Around 10:30 p.m. Beaumont Patrol Officers tried to stop silver Chrysler 300 on Tram Road. The driver led the officers on a brief vehicle pursuit.

Joseph Allen Wells, 27, of Beaumont, got out of the car and fled on foot. Wells was caught by officers before he could make it to a nearby family member's house.

Wells was arrested for evading arrest/detention and $780 dollars worth of city of Beaumont traffic warrants.

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