Wanted Man Eludes Local Police; Officer Injured In The Chase

Authorities continued to search Friday for a wanted man who managed to elude police in a foot chase during which a local officer was injured.

Bobby Joe Blaylock (Police photo)

CAMERON (February 14, 2014) Cameron police continued to search Friday for a man who ran as officers attempted to serve state and local arrest warrants Thursday.

Bobby Joe Blaylock, 35, of Cameron, was able to elude police in a lengthy foot chase during which police Officer Randy Rodriguez was injured when he became tangled in a barbed wire fence, authorities said Friday.

Rodriguez was treated at Little River Healthcare.

Blaylock is named in a criminal non-support warrant and in Cameron city warrants, authorities said.

He’s now also charged with evading arrest and detention, police said.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about his whereabouts to call the Cameron Police Department at (254) 697-6574.

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