Lyon County Sheriff

An Emporia man was arrested Monday night after leading Lyon County deputies on a pursuit.

Around 9:10 p.m., deputies were called out to the 200 block of Road 147 for reports of a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was described as a blue 2007 Chevrolet Silverado. 

The vehicle was located and deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop. According to Deputy Fernando Zuniga, the suspect, later identified as 51-year-old Troy Eastman of Emporia, failed to stop and a pursuit followed. 

Deputies pursued until the vehicle came to a stop in the 1500 block of Road 140. 

Eastman left the area on foot and crossed a nearby creek before he was apprehended.

Eastman was transported to the Lyon County Detention Center and confined on charges of felony flee and elude and driving under the influence. 

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