Man arrested after leading police on chase in north Abilene


ABILENE, Texas - An Abilene man is behind bars after leading police on a short chase in north Abilene early Saturday morning.

Billy Charles McCreary, 31, was arrested on charges of evading police.

Police said they tried to pull him over just after midnight in the 3300 block of State Street for an expired registration.

They said he drove off and eventually ran into a tree in the 3500 block of Yale Avenue.

That's when they said he took off on foot.

Police said they found him hiding in a nearby dumpster.

McCreary is being held at the Taylor County Jail on a $12,500 bond.

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