ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Members of the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Marshal's Service arrested a 28-year-old man on charges he sold cocaine to undercover officers before leading police on a chase that ended in a hit and run crash.
Catherine Payne, Public Information Officer for the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office, said Henry Darnell Reese was arrested Monday evening.
Police tried to arrest Reese Friday but Reese fled after he allegedly sold drugs to undercover narcotics officers. A pursuit ensued that ended with a hit and run crash, Payne said. Reese then fled on foot and escaped arrest.
Payne said detectives continued to look for Reese throughout the weekend. Their investigative work led to information that led police to his whereabouts.
Reese's charges include two counts of sale of cocaine and one count of sale of marijuana, in addition to charges related to the hit and run crash.
Payne said Reese is being held at the St. Johns County Jail. His bond is set at $110,000.
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