ATASCOSA COUNTY, Texas – What started as a beer run led to a chase from south Bexar County into Atascosa County.
The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were trying to pull over a man for driving recklessly at I-35 and Shepherd Road just after 6 p.m. Saturday.
The driver refused to stop and led deputies on a chase for about 20 minutes, which ended on Waxwing Drive in Atascosa County.
The man crashed into a mailbox and fence and then tried to flee, authorities said.
The suspect reversed, hitting a deputy’s patrol car. He was eventually arrested.
Officials said they confirmed that the man had stolen three 18-packs of beer from a store at I-35 and Shepherd Road, and they believe that’s why he was driving recklessly.
No one was injured.
The man is now facing several charges.