Alleged Drug Runner Recently Released From Prison Leads Police on Chase Through High School
Patagonia Police say Border Patrol agents alerted them that 37-year-old Donald Jones, who they had been chasing down State Route 82, was on his way to Patagonia.
When Jones got to Patagonia about 3:30 p.m., just after school let out, he led police through the grounds of Patagonia High School, driving behind football stadium bleachers and through the softball field, ripping down nearly 70 feet of outfield fencing.
Jones was eventually caught by police and arrested.
Image: Arizona Department of Corrections Donald Jones
Jones is also a recent graduate of the Arizona Department of Corrections and was recently released from prison.
Patagonia Police Chief Ed Dobbertin tells Nogales International that Jones was released so recently "he still had his Arizona Department of Corrections ID card in his pocket."