Scottie Dale Thomas, 37, of Abilene, was arrested during the summer of 2014 after he fled from a Taylor County sheriff's deputy. Thomas was pulled over for a traffic stop after a deputy realized Thomas was wanted for a parole violation. According to the sheriff's office, Thomas got out of his car, where the chase continued on foot. The chase occurred in south Abilene near South 7th Street. It came to an end with help from Abilene police near the intersection of Corsicana and Laguna. The driver was arrested and his vehicle was hauled off.