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story.lead_photo.caption Gary Shelton, 49 - Photo by Pulaski County sheriff's office

A Little Rock driver fleeing from police reportedly drove his car into a house, got out of the vehicle and kept running Wednesday.

A Pulaski County deputy attempted to pull over Gary Shelton, 49, after his vehicle ran a stop sign, according to an arrest report. Instead of pulling over, Shelton let a passenger out of the car and drove off, eventually crashing into a house and then running off, the report said.

Shelton is facing charges of fleeing via vehicle, fleeing on foot, criminal mischief first-degree, reckless driving and failure to stop at a stop sign, according to the report. Deputies did not list the location of the arrest.

Shelton was in the Pulaski County jail with bail set at $3,500 as of Thursday evening.

2 drivers differ on crash; 1 goes to jail

A Jacksonville man was arrested Wednesday, accused of pointing a gun and beating on the window of a vehicle driven by a woman he said ran his vehicle off the road, according to an arrest report.

Officers responding to a reported accident Wednesday met Phillip Dwayne Patire, who said a Little Rock woman had "brake-checked" him several times while driving along U.S. 67-167, and that he followed her to get her license plate number so he could report her to police, officers reported.

At one point the woman pulled onto Rebsamen Road in Jacksonville and brake-checked again, Patire said, forcing him to pull into oncoming traffic, the report said. Patire told officers that he attempted to pass the woman, and she "rammed his vehicle off the roadway," causing him to crash.

Patire said he got out of his vehicle, walked to her car and began hitting the window while holding a gun. The Little Rock woman told police that Patire pointed the weapon at her and that he had been trying to pass her on a double yellow line when the accident happened, according to reports.

Officers charged Patire with carrying a prohibited weapon, aggravated assault and careless driving and took him to the Pulaski County jail, where he remained Thursday without bail.

Threats on deputy are cited in arrest

A North Little Rock man walked into a Shell station he had been banned from entering and told someone there Thursday that he was going to kill the deputy outside, according to an arrest report.

Two Pulaski County deputies were called to Crystal Hill Road on Thursday to conduct a welfare check, when one of the deputies saw Michael Simmons, 29, walk into a Shell gas station. The report did not list who Simmons was speaking to when he made the threat, but it said Simmons mentioned the deputy he wanted to kill by name.

Simmons was in the Pulaski County jail without bail, facing charges of terroristic threatening and criminal trespass as of Thursday evening.

Metro on 10/12/2018

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