DPS searching for suspect who ran from vehicle during traffic stop

DPS searching for suspect who ran from vehicle during traffic stop
23-year-old Kavre Johnson (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - DPS says one suspect is in custody and deputies are searching for another after two men ran from a traffic stop on Thursday afternoon.

It happened around 1:45 p.m. in the 1900 block of 1st Street.

DPS says they pulled the vehicle over for outstanding traffic warrants, but when the vehicle stopped, a male driver and passenger both ran from the vehicle.

The passenger, 23-year-old Kavre Johnson, was quickly caught and arrested for outstanding traffic warrants. The driver has been identified but has not been located as of Thursday afternoon. Police say Johnson will be charged with evading arrest.

A woman who remained behind in the vehicle was released.

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