A pursuit on Tuesday led to the arrest of a Van Buren man in Fort Smith on multiple offenses

Randall Joe Selph was arrested on Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of eight felony offenses, five misdemeanor offenses and a parole violation. Several of Selph's offenses stem from a foot and vehicle pursuit by a Fort Smith police officer just prior to his arrest, according to the arrest report.

Fort Smith police officer Keith Shelby in the incident report told officer Al Crelia that Selph had run away from Shelby from River Valley Inn & Suites, 5103 Towson Ave., to the 5300 block of Towson Avenue. He then allegedly stole a 1999 Ford F-150 and drove it into a parked car after Shelby Tased him, the report states.

Shelby said Selph nearly struck him with the vehicle in the incident. The owner of the car gave the same account, the report states.

In total, Selph was arrested on suspicion of felony theft of property greater than $5,000, aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, possession of a Schedule I or II controlled substance under 28 grams with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia for packing, possession of drug paraphernalia for storing or concealing methamphetamine or cocaine, possession of firearms by certain persons, simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms and fleeing in a vehicle, misdemeanor fleeing in a vehicle, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, fleeing with property damage, reckless driving, resisting arrest and a parole violation, according to arrest records.

Selph was held on Thursday in the Sebastian County Adult Detention Center in lieu of a $34,000 bond. He is set to appear at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Sebastian County Circuit Court, according to records.