Deputies Seize Drugs and Cash After Pursuit

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On Wednesday May 25, at approximately 6:12 pm, a Wichita County Highway interdiction Deputy attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding on Business 287 near Fisher Road.  The vehicle was finally stopped after a high speed pursuit when it crashed on the Sheppard Access Road exit near Spur 325.  The 33-year-old male driver (Makara Ponn) fled on foot and was placed under arrest after he was located in a wooded area approximately 200 feet away from the vehicle.  A 28-year-old female passenger (Tiffany Henderson) was also placed under arrest.  They were transported to the Wichita County Detention Center and were charged with Evading Arrest/Detention with a Vehicle, Possession of Marijuana over four ounces under five pounds and Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 1 under one gram.  $75,000.00 in currency, five ounces of marijuana and one half gram of heroin was seized.