Chase ends when suspect crashes into Jones County creek


JONES COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A chase ended when a suspect crashed into a Jones County creek Wednesday afternoon.

The Texas Department of Public Safety says Carlitos Garcia, 23, of San Antonio, began evading troopers who tried to perform a traffic stop on him in Taylor County around 2:40 p.m.

Garcia drove through Taylor County then north into Jones County on the U.S. 83 service road, eventually crashing into a creek near Hawley.

No one, including Garcia, was injured during the pursuit or subsequent crash.

He is now being transported to the Jones County Jail where he will be booked into custody for Evading Arrest with a Motor Vehicle.

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