On March 19, 2021, The Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office arrested James W. Mize after a brief vehicle pursuit in the Harrogate area. During the pursuit, the vehicle operated by Mize left the roadway and came to a rest where he then fled on foot. Mize was located by officers in a wooded area and taken into custody. James W. Mize was charged with Felony Evading, Aggravated Assault on an Officer, and multiple traffic violations. This investigation is ongoing and other charges are pending at this time.