A man who led police on a pursuit and foot chase accepted a plea agreement Tuesday in Washington County District Court.
Byron D. Davidson, 24, pleaded guilty to resisting arrest, a Class 3A felony. He could face up to three years in prison, nine to 18 months post-release supervision and up to a $10,000 fine.
Judge John E. Samson ordered a presentence investigation. Sentencing is set for July 9.
Davidson was arrested July 5.
According to an arrest affidavit, an officer on patrol saw Davidson driving a green Ford Taurus in the 600 block of South 19th Street. The officer knew Davidson's license was suspended and confirmed it through state records.
The officer attempted to pull over the Taurus. That's when it picked up speed, making a quick turn on Clark Street. The vehicle continued south on the maintenance road that is parallel to 19th Street. The car then drove through the grass and mud into a business parking lot, where Davidson stopped the vehicle and took off running on foot.
The officer stayed with the vehicle and notified other officers. A Washington County sheriff's deputy located Davidson running in a field near 1900 Hollow Road. Blair officers and sheriff's deputies were able to catch up to him and detain him.