A wanted Cheyenne man is facing a slew of charges after reportedly running out of gas during his attempted getaway.

According to a booking sheet, it all started shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, after a deputy with the Laramie County Sheriff's Office stopped 41-year-old William Lynoel Barnes for an improper turn at the intersection of West 5th Street and Central Avenue.

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The deputy says Barnes didn't have insurance, falsely identified himself, refused to exit his truck when asked to, and fled in the truck at a high rate of speed without his lights on through a populated area.

Barnes was apprehended after the truck ran out of gas.

Barnes was found to have a warrant out of Laramie County Circuit Court for failure to pay on an original charge of driving under suspension as well as a suspended driver's license.

Barnes was booked into the Laramie County Detention Center on the warrant as well as charges of aggravated fleeing and eluding with a prior conviction, interference with a peace officer, reckless driving, no liability insurance, left turn position, and driving under suspension - subsequent violations.

He made his initial appearance in Circuit Court Tuesday morning, during which his bond was set at $5,000 cash and his preliminary hearing was scheduled for Dec. 29 at 9 a.m.

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