Driver With Expired Registration and Inspection Chooses to Run From the Police, LIVINGSTON, January 7, 2010 - At approximately 1:50 pm on January 7, 2010, Officer Kevin Blackburn with the Livingston Police Department spotted a car with expired inspection and registration stickers at Beatty and Jackson in Livingston. The car was an older model gray Buick driven by Londell Hines, 25, of Livingston. Officer Blackburn attempted to pull Hines over, but Hines opted to evade. The chase proceeded west down Martin Luther King Boulevard. Hines made a right turn on Bluebird Street and suddenly stopped. Officer Blackburn apprehended Hines. By now Lieutenant Matt Parrish arrived for support and was joined by Officer Lewis Milner and Polk County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy, Byron Lyons. To make matters worse for Hines, he was found to be in possession of marijuana. Hines was cuffed and transported to Polk County Jail and could be facing charges for: possession of marijuana, evasion, expired inspection and registration, and no insurance. A rollback wrecker from Ken's Towing arrived to recover Hines' vehicle and it will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston. The scene was cleared by 2:30 pm.
From left: Lewis Milner and Matt Parrish watch as Kevin Blackburn searches Londell Hines, 25 of Livingston. Chief Deputy Byron Lyons surveys the interior of Hines' vehicle.
Hines is placed under arrest and led to a patrol unit.
Hines' vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing.
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