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Loraine man arrested following a Sweetwater manhunt Thursday

SWEETWATER, Texas - Officers from several agencies were involved in a manhunt Thursday for a man who ran from a Nolan County sheriff's deputy as he was being questioned.

It started as a report of someone burning trash or debris near Avenger Field Road.

As a deputy questioned him the man he ran off.  Officers searched for about an hour before they finally found and arrested 37-year-old Roger Eugene Davidson of Loraine.

It was later determined Davidson was burning insulation off cooper wire.  He now faces several charges including theft of metal, evading arrest, and assault on a public servant.

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