Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 9:40 AM,  an officer stopped a 2006 silver Chevy Impala at Newfield and S.Major for speeding on College St.   The driver gave a fictitious name  and when the officer approached the car again, the driver took off.  The driver fled to Landis and then to an alley way behind the 9200 block of Mapes where he abandoned the car and fled on foot.  Officers located the suspect behind a house in the 9400 block of Landis.  He was taken into custody and identified as Milton Joe Harris, 26 year old Port Arthur man.  Upon further investigation it was learned that Harris had taken the car from an address on Mapes St. while the owner was asleep. The owner of the car filed unauthorized use of a motor vehicle charges.

Harris was transported to Jefferson County Correctional Facility and booked in for Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Evading Detention with a Motor Vehicle, Fail to Identify and traffic warrants.