Oklahoma man arrested after chase through Cooke, Denton counties

COOKE COUNTY, Tex. (KXII) - An Oklahoma man was arrested Wednesday morning after leading troopers on a chase through two Texas counties.

Texas troopers say they pulled over Gary Eakers in Cooke County on Interstate 35 near mile marker 492 for a traffic violation.

Troopers say Eakers pulled over and immediately got back on the highway.

They chased him to Denton County where Eakers wrecked his car and attempted to flee on foot carrying a large bag.

Troopers found an unknown amount of marijuana in the bag and took Eakers into custody.