EL PASO, TX (KTSM) – El Paso County Sheriff’s Office (EPCSO) Deputies arrested a man after he was reportedly throwing rocks at passing vehicles.

Shortly after midnight on Tuesday, May 17, EPCSO Deputies were sent to I-10 West at mile marker 46 in reference to criminal mischief. Witnesses say a man had been throwing rocks at passing vehicles.

Deputies arrived at the scene and located 29-year-old Tony Wells Jr., who matched the description given by witnesses.

After a brief foot chase, Wells was taken into custody.

Officials say the damage Wells allegedly caused is estimated at over $12,000.

Wells was booked into the El Paso County Jail under a $14,500 bond.

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