Weslaco Police arrest man wanted for injuring police officer when evading arrest


    <em>Adan Loa Jr (Source: Weslaco PD){/em}

    Weslaco Police have arrested the individual responsible for injuring an officer and evading arrest on Sunday, Jan. 27.

    Adan Loa Jr. is now in police custody after officials spent over a week searching for him.

    Loa reportedly was asleep behind the wheel of a Ford F-150 pickup truck at the intersection of Mile 5 North road and FM 88. When officers woke Loa, he refused to listen to them and evaded arrest causing minor injuries to a police officer.

    Weslaco PD says they, along with The Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Fugitive Task Force and the FBI Safe Street Task Force, all worked together in apprehending Loa.

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