Officer initiates traffic stop for speeding vehicle, driver flees scene

TULSA - A traffic stop ended with an arrest after police say the driver lead officers on a chase.

Police say the car was speeding near 51st and Harvard and instead of stopping when the officer turned on his lights the driver took off.

Not long into the chase the suspect's car blew out a tire.

Police say the man bailed out of the car near 55th and Delaware and hid in a backyard.  The man was found and taken into custody.

Christopher Cowan was booked into the Tulsa County Jail on charges of obstruction, eluding an officer, possession of stolen property and drug paraphernalia, speeding in a construction zone, driving under suspension and no insurance verification.

Cowan has a bond of $14,650.

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