A man is behind bars tonight after being found in possession of firearms, drug paraphernalia, and controlled substances.

37-year-old William Lynn Balcom was arrested in Ballinger Tuesday after running away from a runnels county deputy after being recognized.

The deputy pursued Balcom who ran away to a nearby residence.

After refusing to open the door for the deputy the door was then forced open.

After a brief struggle Balcom was taken into custody and now faces multiple charges.