Howe accident leads to arrest

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HOWE, TX, -- A crash on Highway 75 in Howe led to the arrest of a Van Alstyne man Friday night.

Howe Police say they responded to the one-vehicle crash around 9:45 p.m. and noticed a pistol on the dash of the car. When officers attempted to detain the driver, 23-year-old Roderick Jackson, he allegedly fled. He was caught after a short foot pursuit.

Police say they recovered marijuana and a loaded gun from Jackson's car. Officers also seized nearly $2,000 dollars.

Jackson is facing several charges including Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Resisting Arrest.