Seagoville Police Arrest Two Felons After Vehicle Pursuit

SEAGOVILLE – Two Balch Springs residents were arrested by Seagoville Police last Thursday morning after a vehicle pursuit that was followed by a brief foot pursuit.

Both suspects – Jacob Norman Holt, 25, and Samantha Patrice Manseau, 28 – had active felony arrest warrants at the time of their arrest.

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The pursuit started when a Seagoville Police Officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a Chevrolet pickup for displaying wrong license plates. Holt, the driver of the truck, failed to stop and a vehicle pursuit ensued. The pursuit led officers through Seagoville and Combine, and then into areas of unincorporated Dallas County.

The pursuit ended when the pickup left the road and crashed into a wooded area on South Beltline Road near the intersection of Beckett Road. Both suspects fled into a heavily wooded area on foot, but Manseau was quickly apprehended by pursuing officers. After a continued search of the wooded area, Holt was located and taken into custody.

Manseau was charged with a misdemeanor offense of Evading Arrest or Detention, while Holt was charged with two felonies – Evading Arrest or Detention with a Vehicle and Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle.

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The Chevrolet pickup was reported stolen through the Mesquite Police Department and no persons or officers were injured during this incident. Deputies with the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department, along with air support from the TXDPS helicopter, assisted the Seagoville Police Department in the apprehension of both suspects.

Source: Seagoville Police Department