The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man after he fled police.
An officer was driving on Illinois 15 yesterday morning when her passed a vehicle driven by William Hayes. The officer recognized Hayes from a previous event and knew that Hayes was not carrying a valid driver’s license.
The officer went in pursuit of Hayes, and the suspect tried to escape from the officer at more than 100 miles per hour.
The officer was able to stop the vehicle after taking a different route.
Hayes was taken to the Jefferson County Justice Center on charges of possession of drug equipment, possession of a controlled substance and driving with a revoked license.