PPD arrest man for helping Markquise Wallace hide White Dodge Challenger
Pensacola, Fla. (WEAR-TV) —
A second person has been arrested for helping Markquise “Shawn” Wallace avoid being captured by federal, state and local authorities.
On June 6th, Wallace drove a rented White Dodge Challenger into three people walking across “M” Street and Cervantes in Pensacola, reports state.
Two people were killed including an 8-month-old baby and a third person, the baby’s mother, was critically injured.
Wallace left the scene.
Pensacola Police arrested Ali Freeman around 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 19th, for helping Wallace purchase a cargo trailer the day after the crash to transport the White Dodge Challenger to a garage off “T” and Bobe Street.
“Wallace also told Freeman that he (Wallace) was the person who struck the people at M and Cervantes Street” Pensacola Police stated.
Freeman, 39, never came forward with that information, police said.
On June 27th, Tadrian Rushing was arrested by Pensacola Police Department for parking a Lexus Wallace used to evade authorities after the crash, a report stated.
Wallace remains on the run.
Detectives are following leads both within the community and out of state.
The investigation involving others who have assisted Wallace is continuing with more arrests anticipated.
The 39-year-old was arrested within the last hour and will be charged with accessory after the fact, a second-degree felony. He is being held in the Escambia County jail on a $250,000 bond.
Rushing is being held on a $449k bond.