3 men arrested after DPS chase leads to standoff at East Side home

Suspects charged with evading arrest, theft of a firearm, deadly conduct

SAN ANTONIO – Three 19-year-olds were arrested after a pursuit led to a standoff at a home on the East Side Sunday night.

Texas DPS said officers tried to conduct a traffic stop on a Ford Expedition at 7:30 p.m. near the intersection of Rigsby and Roland Avenues.

The driver refused to pull over and then crashed the car on Cody Street.

A man and a woman in the vehicle were detained at the scene, and two men ran to a house in the 500 block of Bee Street, near North Walters Street, according to DPS.

There, the suspects holed themselves up in two separate structures, according to Texas DPS. The house belonged to one of the suspects.

They later surrendered and were taken into custody before 11 p.m. Sunday.

The suspects were identified as Curtis Ray Wilson Jr, Joe-Isaac Lee Yanez, and Darnell Drey Shawn Randle, all 19 years old.

Wilson is facing several charges, including evading arrest, drug possession, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and deadly conduct with a firearm, records show.

Yanez is facing charges of evading arrest, theft of a firearm, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and deadly conduct with a firearm, records show.

Randle is facing a charge of evading arrest, records show.

DPS said the investigation is ongoing.


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