Palm Valley DWI suspect refused to stop for police

Joseph Martinez // Cameron County Jail Photo

A DWI suspect is behind bars after he allegedly refused to stop for police on his way home.

Palm Valley police arrested Joseph Martinez early Wednesday morning.

Investigators told Action 4 News that it all started with a traffic stop off Stuart Place Road.

Palm valley Police Chief Alvaro Garcia said Martinez refused to stop leading police all the way to his home on Queen Sago Palm Drive.

Officers reoported that Martinez appeared intoxicated and arrested him on evading arrest and DWI charges.

Martinez remains in custody at the Cameron County Jail.

Bond information was not immediately available.