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Bay City man arrested After Vehicle Reported Stolen

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A Bay City Police officer was dispatched to the 1900 block of 7th Street in reference to a stolen vehicle on Friday, December 01, 2017, at approximately 3:30 a.m. The vehicle was described as a white Camaro. Shortly after sending a unit, dispatch received a second call of a suspicious white Camaro parked behind a building at a vacant residence in the 1100 block of Avenue H.

Separate units were dispatched to the Avenue H location. Upon arrival at the 1100 block of Avenue H, officers observed the white Camaro. They also observed an open door to the vacant residence. Further investigation led to the discovery of someone inside the vacant residence. The male subject identified as Devin D. Anderson 18, out of Bay City, was detained and found to be in possession of ecstasy.

Officers transported Anderson to the police department to prepare the booking paperwork. While at the police department Anderson was allowed to use the bathroom and when exiting the bathroom, he attempted to escape through the back door. Due to his restraints, Anderson tripped and fell in the parking lot of the Fire Department. He was again taken into custody and transported to the Matagorda County Jail where he was booked in for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, and Escape While Arrested/Detained.

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