82ºF

2 men arrested following chase, crash on East Side

Crash ends in yard at Summer Fest, Sunrise Creek

SAN ANTONIO – Two 19-year-old men were arrested Tuesday afternoon following a chase that ended in the yard of a home on the city's East Side.

Police said police tried to make a routine traffic stop around 4:45 p.m. near Interstate 35 and Walters when the driver refused to stop.

The car was followed by a Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter, DPS troopers and Bexar County sheriff's deputies. San Antonio police opted not to get involved in the chase as per department policy.

Man under surveillance for drugs arrested after crashing car, running from police

The chase lasted about 45 minutes before the car circled through a neighborhood on the city's East Side several times before crashing in the yard of a home at Summer Fest and Sunrise Creek.

Police found marijuana in the car, officials said.

The men were arrested and will be charged with evading arrest and possession of marijuana, police said.


About the Author: