Irvin Arias Marquez Doesn’t Play Nice In Niceville, Leads Police On Wild Chase And Strikes Officers During Arrest | June 24
Niceville: You’d think they would show a little more respect to authoritay in Niceville. Florida man Irvin Arias Marquez was arrested after he tried to outrun deputies.
The chase started around 2 a.m. Sunday when a deputy to stop 21-year old Irvin Arias Marquez. Instead of stopping, Marquez turned off Eglin Parkway onto Second Avenue and began speeding through residential neighborhoods. He nearly hit a brick wall.
A deputy was able to pin Marquez’s car, but Marquez then put his Honda Civic in reverse and intentionally hit rammed the patrol car. The pursuit continued through residential areas where he struck another vehicle.
Marquez began throwing beer bottles out of the window as he fled. Eventually he abandoned his vehicle while it was still running and fled on foot. The patrol vehicle pulled in front of it in order to keep it from continuing down the road causing another crash.
A foot pursuit ensued until Marquez entered a residence and locked the door. The house was surrounded, and it was later learned this was not his residence, but the residents were familiar with him. Multiple attempts were made to contact Marquez and get him to surrender.
He was eventually arrested when he attempted to jump out of a second story window and landed in a neighbors yard.
Marquez is charged with hit-and-run involving injuries, reckless driving with property damage, DUI, fleeing and eluding, driving with a suspended license, aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest, and possession of cocaine
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