Longview teen on meth rams patrol car, tries stabbing officer during chase

Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 3:43pm

LONGVIEW — A Longview teenager was arrested on Monday after troopers said he lead officers on a chase in his vehicle, rammed a patrol car and attempted to pull a knife on them.

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers arrested Lucas Dane Stevens, 18, after he fled during a traffic stop at about 10 p.m. near Jaycee Drive and Texas 31, according to arrest reports.

After stopping, Stevens took off in his vehicle.

During the pursuit, he rammed a patrol car, and attempted to stab an officer.

Stevens was found to be on meth.

He's charged with aggravated assault on a public servant, evading arrest, and a slew of other crimes.

Click here to read the full report from our news partners, The Longview News-Journal.


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