UPDATE: One in custody following Smith County deputy, constable foot chase

Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - 12:00pm

Smith County law enforcement officials have taken one person into custody after a foot chase along Old New Harmony Road.

The suspect has been identified as 18-year-old DeWayne Paul Geraldon. He was pulled over for a drug charge, but took off on foot into a wooded area, then through a pasture.

K-9 units were called to the scene to assist in his capture, which took place in a nearby field.

Officials found a large knife, rifle and syringes in his car.

Smith County Sheriff's deputies, along with a Smith County constable, are chasing a man along Old New Harmony Road.

The foot chase has been ongoing for about half an hour.

Fox 51 has a crew on the scene and will bring you more details as they become available.


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