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Man runs from law after giving ID
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A man who gave his license to a deputy during a traffic stop and then decided to run from the law has been placed on probation for a year.The driver, Brandon Ryan Haggard, 35 entered guilty pleas before General Sessions Judge Bill Locke to charges of reckless driving, evading arrest, and driving without a license. He was issued an 11-month, 29-day probationary sentence and must pay $60 plus costs.His probation comes after he was spotted speeding on Highway 56 North in Dibrell.“He abruptly sped into the lot of Jewel’s Market where he came sliding to a stop,” recalled Sheriff’s Sgt. Mike Vann.The deputy approached the driver and was handed a license that belonged to Brandon Ryan Haggard. When the officer turned to go back to his vehicle to radio in the license, Haggard made a break for it.“He sped away, running the stop sign at the intersection and turned northbound on Highway 56,” Vann said.