WCSO arrests Panama City man after fleeing traffic stop

A Panama City man was arrested Wednesday after fleeing from deputies responding to a possible domestic violence call.

Around 9:30 a.m. on August 7th, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a person who believed they were hearing a female screaming from a neighbor’s residence. Deputies responded to the home on Fairbanks Drive and were met with a man leaving in a Ford truck.

As deputies attempted to stop the truck, it began traveling at a high rate of speed attempting to flee the area.

William Moran

The driver, 50-year-old William Moran was apprehended after attempted to travel into the woods of Yorkshire Drive in the Sunny Hills area.

Moran was booked into the Washington County Jail on the charges of fleeing and eluding, habitually driving while license is suspended or revoked, and resisting arrest without violence.

Moran is also wanted multiple warrants out of Bay County.