Man apprehended after assaulting girlfriend, running into woods - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Man apprehended after assaulting girlfriend, running into woods

Jason Woods (Source: Smith County Jail) Jason Woods (Source: Smith County Jail)
TYLER, TX (KLTV) -

According to the Smith County Sheriff's Department, a call was received by their agency at 1:35 p.m. Thursday regarding a woman who had been assaulted by her boyfriend near Chapel Hill. The residence  where the assault occurred is located near the 13000 block of CR 285 in Smith County.

When deputies arrived, the man accused of assaulting the woman, now identified as Jason Brian Woods, fled into a wooded area behind the residence.

The Sheriff's Department said that Woods had evaded arrest on several occasions in the past year. An arrest warrant charging Woods with evading arrest was outstanding from a previous incident.

Numerous Smith County Sheriff's Deputies and officers of the Whitehouse Police Department responded to the area, as well as Whitehouse Police Department's tracking Canine Vox.

At the canine team was tracking Woods near the residence, he was observed re-entering the home, and deputies and officers made forced entry.

Woods was taken into custody after a brief attempt to resist and is being booked into the Smith County jail.

Bond on the previous charge of Evading had been set at $75,000.  Additional Evading charges will be pursued as well.

Copyright 2013 KLTV. All rights reserved.

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • Shooting survivors issue call for action at Florida Capitol

    Shooting survivors issue call for action at Florida Capitol

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:43 AM EST2018-02-21 06:43:29 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:20 PM EST2018-02-21 21:20:33 GMT

    Students who survived the Florida school shooting are preparing to flood the Capitol pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the November election if they can't...

    Students who survived the Florida school shooting are preparing to flood the Capitol pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the November election if they can't persuade lawmakers to change law now.

  • Mavs launch probe after allegations of workplace misconduct

    Mavs launch probe after allegations of workplace misconduct

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:13 AM EST2018-02-21 07:13:50 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:19 PM EST2018-02-21 21:19:51 GMT

    The Dallas Mavericks have hired outside counsel to investigate allegations of inappropriate conduct by former team president Terdema Ussery in a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile workplace environment for women.

    The Dallas Mavericks have hired outside counsel to investigate allegations of inappropriate conduct by former team president Terdema Ussery in a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile workplace environment for women.

  • Drought over: US women win 1st Olympic cross-country medal

    Drought over: US women win 1st Olympic cross-country medal

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:15 AM EST2018-02-21 11:15:05 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:19 PM EST2018-02-21 21:19:31 GMT

    The United States had never won a medal of any kind in women's cross-country skiing prior to the race.

    The United States had never won a medal of any kind in women's cross-country skiing prior to the race.

Powered by Frankly