DPS Troopers led on pursuit, two suspects arrested

DPS Troopers led on pursuit, two suspects arrested

LUBBOCK, Texas -

On Thursday afternoon DPS Troopers were led on a lengthy pursuit that ended in northwest Lubbock County. 

Troopers tried to pull over a red pickup for a traffic violation near 66th street and I-27 when the chase began. 

Cpl. Johnny Bures said the driver went towards the South Loop and Troopers followed. During the pursuit the suspects were seen throwing contraband out of the car. 

Troopers finally stopped the suspect vehicle near CR 6440 and CR 1450. Both subjects got out of the car, while the passenger tried to run on foot.  

Bures said the passenger was tased, but it was unknown if he had a weapon or not. Both suspects were arrested by Troopers. 

The driver's charged with evading in a motor vehicle and possession of a controlled substance. 

The passenger's also charged with possession of a controlled substance and evading on foot. 

 

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