A Franklinton man was pursued and apprehended by a citizen after fleeing a hit and run accident on July 28. Steven M. Tew, a 21 year old resident of Plymouth Lane, was booked into the Washington Parish Jail on charges of careless operation of a vehicle with accident, possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine and having no driver’s license. The incident began when Tew struck another vehicle on Nobles Cemetery Road at the intersection of D.C. Crain Road, and then fled the scene. A witness, who was a former law enforcement officer, followed Tew’s vehicle until he crashed his car at another location on Nobles Cemetery Road. As Tew fled his vehicle, the citizen was able to detain and hold him until law enforcement officers arrived. When a Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office patrol deputy arrived an arrest was make and the drugs were discovered.