SA man says hospital forgot to sedate him during procedure, and he has a drug screening to prove it
A San Antonio man who said a hospital failed to sedate him during an outpatient procedure last fall went as far as to get an independent drug screening to prove the powerful drugs were not in his system.
Man arrested after hitting 2 vehicles during chase, BCSO officials say
SAN ANTONIO – A man hit two vehicles while leading deputies on a chase in west Bexar County on Tuesday morning, sheriff’s officials said. When the deputies went to question the man about the teen’s claims, he took off, officials said. During the chase, the man hit vehicles on Potranco Road. The chase ended when he turned into an automotive shop where was taken into custody without incident, officials said. He is expected to be charged with evading arrest, failure to stop and give information and criminal mischief, officials said.
2 in custody after car, foot chase that started in Castle Hills
SAN ANTONIO – What started as a traffic stop in Castle Hills has ended with the arrests of two men after police say they tried to run from them. They say an officer initially tried to conduct a traffic stop before 1 a.m. Tuesday on a car that ran a stop sign near Blanco Road and Antler Drive. The driver initially pulled over in a parking lot, but then sped off as an officer approached his car, police say. The officer chased the car for about two miles until it stopped in the 400 block of Maplewood Lane. Officers searched for the third man, the driver of the car, but did not find him.
Man in custody after leading Castle Hills officers on chase
CASTLE HILLS, Texas – A 24-year-old man is in police custody after leading Castle Hills officers on a short chase early Wednesday morning, the Castle Hills Police Department said. The incident occurred around 1:15 a.m. near Jackson Keller Road and Lavays Drive, not far from West Avenue and Loop 410. According to police, officers attempted to pull the man over but he instead sped off. CHPD said the man turned on to Lavays Drive and into the Hamilton Place Apartments before crashing through a chained gate. The man tried to run from the vehicle, but was caught and stunned by officers and taken into custody, police said.
Police ‘surprised’ to find suspects in car chase, robbery were teens
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police say there was an unexpected ending to a chase early Friday morning that stretched along three highways and reached speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. While they had the expected result, flattening the tires of the car, police say they were not prepared for the people who were inside the vehicle. A tow truck prepares to haul off the car, which police say was stolen from a man at a hotel. AdPolice say they led officers on a chase in a stolen car along three different highways and several city streets. By the time the chase was over, more than a dozen San Antonio and Bexar County patrol cars had joined in.
Spike strip stops 3 teens allegedly running from police in stolen car
SAN ANTONIO – Three teenagers are facing criminal charges after a robbery and chase along local highways that reached speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. Police say the car they were in had been stolen earlier in the evening from a 20-year-old at the Quality Inn hotel. Officers spotted the stolen car shortly after 4 a.m. in the area of Loop 410 and Summit Parkway and began to follow it. At times they reached speeds of up to 100 miles per hour, police said. AdWith help from Bexar County sheriff’s deputies who deployed a spike strip, they were able to disable the car by flattening its tires.
Castle Hills police use electroshock weapon on driver who led them on chase
CASTLE HILLS, Texas – Castle Hills police say they had to use an electroshock weapon on a driver who led them on a high speed chase early Wednesday morning. Officers first noticed the suspect, who they say was driving recklessly, around 2:30 a.m. in the area of Blanco Road and Loop 410. The driver kept going instead, leading officers on a chase that reached speeds of 80 to 90 mph on neighborhood streets. The vehicle finally stopped when the suspect hit a car parked at the Sahara Suites apartments. They stopped him by zapping him with an electroshock weapon, then had to call paramedics to remove one of the prongs from his skin.
Woman detained after leading deputies on high-speed vehicle chase on Loop 410
SAN ANTONIO – A female driver has been detained by authorities following a high-speed vehicle chase that crossed north Bexar County late Thursday night, the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said. The chase began around 11:50 p.m. on Loop 410 near Ingram Road on the city’s West Side. According to deputies, the woman cut off a vehicle on the highway and then failed to stop during a traffic stop. The woman led deputies on a chase on the highway with speeds reaching up to 100 mph on Loop 410, authorities said. The female driver was impaired, likely with drugs and alcohol, deputies said.
Man critically wounded after chase ends in shooting on city’s Southwest Side
SAN ANTONIO – A 46-year-old man led law enforcement officers on a chase in Atascosa and Bexar counties Tuesday morning before he was shot near an elementary school, officials said. The man was taken to a hospital in critical condition, said Deputy Johnny Garcia, a Bexar County Sheriff’s Office spokesman. As the pickup approached Interstate 37 and Highway 97, the driver shot at officers, Soward said. None of the law enforcement officers were injured. Allen will remain under lockdown for several more hours as law enforcement process the scene.
BCSO: Stolen car chase ends in 3-vehicle crash in Northeast Bexar County
SAN ANTONIO – One person is in custody after a high-speed chase ended in a three-vehicle crash in Northeast Bexar County Thursday morning. The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said the chase started after an SUV was stolen around 7:30 a.m. in Kirby. Police officers began following the car and BCSO deputies joined the chase near FM 78 and Walzem Road, BCSO spokesperson Johnny Garcia said. BCSO deputies respond to a crash on Toepperwein Road near Sage Oak on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. (KSAT)BCSO deputies respond to a crash on Toepperwein Road near Sage Oak on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021.
Man detained after leading officers on vehicle chase in Castle Hills, police say
CASTLE HILLS, Texas – A man is in police custody after he led officers on a short vehicle chase in Castle Hills overnight, the Castle Hills Police Department said. The incident occurred around 12:20 a.m. near Loop 410 and Vance Jackson Road on the city’s North Side. According to police, officers were attempting to pull the reckless driver over when the man instead sped off. Police said the driver reached speeds of 120 mph before finally he pulled over in a gym parking lot. The man was detained on suspicion of DWI and he had an open container in the vehicle, police said.
Man arrested after leading officers on high-speed chase in stolen vehicle, Castle Hills police say
A man is facing a string of charges after he led Castle Hills police on a high-speed chase overnight, according to officials. CASTLE HILLS – A man is facing a string of charges after he led police on a high-speed chase overnight in a stolen vehicle, according to the Castle Hills Police Department. Police said the man was speeding in a stolen truck on Vance Jackson and almost hit several vehicles in the area. That’s when officers followed him on eastbound 410 until he exited on Broadway, took the turnaround and crashed the vehicle, according to officials. RELATED: BCSO: Drugs, stolen vehicle seized, several arrested after illegal gambling operation shutdown on West Side
BCSO: Driver arrested after leading deputies on high-speed chase near Medical Center
SAN ANTONIO – A driver is now behind bars and facing a string of charges after leading deputies on a high-speed chase overnight in the Medical Center area in a stolen vehicle, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office had received word of a stolen vehicle driving into San Antonio from Austin. Soon after, they spotted the stolen vehicle in the Medical Center area. During the chase, the driver reached speeds up to 90 miles per hour, according to the BCSO. RELATED: Wild Video: Man leads BCSO, DPS on lengthy car chase through South San Antonio before he bails, gets arrested
DPS chase ends with crash into gas pumps at South Bexar County gas station
The crash occurred at an Exxon gas station near Loop 1604 and Interstate 35 South. According to DPS, the chase involved state troopers and began around 8 a.m. in Atascosa County when Frio County deputies first tried to pull the vehicle over. Troopers chased the truck through Medina County and into South Bexar County where the truck crashed into a gas pump at Loop 1604 and I-35, DPS said. Seven passengers inside the truck tried to flee, but they have all been caught, DPS said. The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office and the Bexar County Fire Department both assisted at the scene.
Man, 18, arrested after leading New Braunfels police on chase in stolen vehicle, officials say
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – New Braunfels police say they have arrested an 18-year-old man who led them on a chase, which led to more than one crash. Police say they spotted a white Dodge Ram pickup truck that had been reported stolen while patrolling the 100 block of Rosa Parks Drive around 6:15 p.m. Wednesday. Officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop, but they say the driver of the vehicle, identified as Jesus Romero, 18, sped off and led police on a chase. Officials said the Escape was then hit again by an oncoming blue Dodge Ram pickup truck. Neither the driver of the Escape, a 54-year-old woman from McQueeney, nor the blue Ram driver, a 29-year-old man from New Braunfels, were injured in the crashes.
Chase Briscoe lands childhood hero Tony Stewart's No. 14
Briscoe idolized fellow Indiana native Tony Stewart and dreamed of one day driving Stewart's car. and I'd say ‘Man, the dream is to drive the 14,’" Briscoe said in an interview with The Associated Press. Much like Stewart, Briscoe is considered a blue-collar racer who lacks the family wealth needed to clear the path for an aspiring young driver. He had to earn everything on the track, yet nearly every year Briscoe's season plans were 11th hour deals. It’s why he’s ready for the NASCAR Cup Series and why we are so honored to support him.”
Castle Hills police arrest teen driver after chase, crash
CASTLE HILLS, Texas – A 17-year-old boy is in custody after allegedly leading Castle Hills police on a chase that a witness says reached speeds of up to about 100 miles per hour. The car, which was carrying the teen driver and a 27-year-old woman, came to a sudden stop when it crashed into another vehicle head-on near Greenhaven Drive. They took the teen driver and his passenger, a woman who he told officers he had just met and picked up, into custody. Police say the 17-year-old had refused to stop for officers somewhere in the area of West Avenue in Castle Hills. They said he sped away and led them on a chase, crossing into the San Antonio city limits.
Woman detained by Castle Hills police after vehicle chase
CASTLE Hills, Texas – Castle Hills police have arrested a woman who they say led them on a vehicle chase in a stolen car early Tuesday morning. According to police, officers were watching an apartment for several days after receiving calls about possible drug trafficking. Police said the woman had left the apartment and got into a previously stolen vehicle. That’s when, police said, after noticing officers she led them on a chase down McCullough Avenue, where she almost wrecked on a baseball field. Police said she led officers back to Basse Road just before shredding her tire near West Avenue.
BCSO: Chase with deputies ends with suspect crashing into VIA van
SAN ANTONIO A Bexar County Sheriffs Office deputy was led on a chase that ended with the suspects vehicle crashing into a VIA Transit van, officials say. The chase ended at I-10 and Foster Road, where the suspects vehicle collided with a VIA Transit van and a pickup truck. The passenger in the suspects vehicle suffered injuries that were not life-threatening. The Sheriffs Office said that the two people in the VIA Transit Van suffered minor injuries and were treated at the scene. The driver of the vehicle is facing evading arrest charges, and other charges are pending, the Sheriffs Office said.
Two arrested after police chase with stolen U-Haul vehicle, Leon Valley officials say
SAN ANTONIO A police chase with a stolen U-Haul vehicle resulted in two arrests, according to Leon Valley police. The incident happened around 12:30 p.m. Sunday and the chase ended on Wurzbach Road. Police said the driver of the U-Haul led LVPD and San Antonio police on a chase before crashing into another vehicle. Soon after the crash, the driver of the U-Haul and another individual were arrested at the scene. RELATED: Man fatally struck by vehicle near West Side identified by MEs office
PAW Patrol is here to stay, despite calls for cancellation
The PAW Patrol pups are here to stay, according to a post on the TV show’s Twitter page on Friday. “We saw a few weeks ago that PAW Patrol, a cartoon show about cops, was canceled,” McEnany said. PAW Patrol is not canceled. 🐶 — PAW Patrol (@pawpatrol) July 24, 2020Many on social media did call for PAW Patrol’s cancellation due to its positive portrayal of the police in wake of nationwide protests of racial injustice and police brutality. But while ‘Cops’ and ‘Live PD’ were canceled in the wake of police protests, it looks like the PAW Patrol gang still has their badges.
Driver arrested after chase from San Antonio to Somerset
SAN ANTONIO – A 37-year-old man who allegedly tried to get away from San Antonio police by leading them on a 15 mile chase has ended up in jail anyway. Police caught up with that driver around 2 a.m. Thursday on Kenny Avenue in Somerset. The suspect, instead, rammed the officer’s patrol car and sped away, dragging the officer for a short distance. The chase came to an end when the suspect reached the end of the dead end road. Police say he got out of his car and tried to run away, but officers captured him.
PAW Patrol could be in the doghouse for its portrayal of police
The PAW Patrol pups are facing their biggest challenge yet in the wake of the unrest in America cancellation. The call for the shows cancellation is trending on social media and is appearing in numerous Google searches on Thursday, according to Google Trends. Paw Patrol seems harmless enough, and thats the point: The movement rests on understanding that cops do plenty of harm, the article reads. However, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, of Texas, retweeted the New York Times article, saying The absurdity knows no end." PAW Patrol isnt the only show facing backlash amid the protests.
SUV hits curb, rolls onto roof after East Side vehicle chase
SAN ANTONIO – A sport utility vehicle that witnesses say was involved in a vehicle chase with another car hit a curb and rolled, landing on its roof early Tuesday morning. The incident occurred around 8:30 a.m. on Covington Road near Rigsby Avenue on the city’s East Side. According to police, witnesses said the rollover crash happened during a chase between the SUV and another car. Witnesses said they saw someone inside the SUV or the other vehicle waving a gun, but police have not been able confirm the information. The two men got out of the SUV and ran following the rollover, police said.
Documented gang member, 2 teenage girls arrested following chase, crash involving stolen vehicle
Documented gang member, 2 teenage girls arrested following chase, crash involving stolen vehiclePublished: May 21, 2020, 5:35 pmA 19-year-old man described by law enforcement authorities as a documented gang member and two 17-year-old girls were arrested Thursday afternoon following a chase involving a stolen vehicle that ended in a crash on San Antonio’s East Side.
Man accused of leading authorities on chase, causing 3 crashes along the way
SAN ANTONIO – The driver of a truck hauling a utility trailer -- which had both been reported stolen -- led authorities on a chase Wednesday, causing three crashes involving innocent drivers, the Texas Department of Public Safety said. The 28-year-old man, whose name still hasn’t been released, refused to stop, according to investigators. He evaded the trooper at slow speeds through a neighborhood and caused the three aforementioned crashes, Moreno said. The suspect has been charged with evading arrest with a vehicle, reckless driving, theft and the unauthorized use of a vehicle. DPS was assisted by the San Antonio Police Department and its aircraft unit.
Pistol stolen in SA seized among weapons, drugs following chase in Pleasanton
PLEASANTON, Texas – A pistol stolen in San Antonio was found in Pleasonton among several seized weapons and drugs following a chase, police said. A shotgun that was stolen in Pleasanton was also found. Pleasanton police said they found the weapons and drugs during a traffic stop that turned into a chase. Officers said the suspects tried getting rid of an AR-15 by throwing it out of their vehicle during the chase. Police said methamphetamine, marijuana and an assortment of pills were seized.
Man caught after leading officers on West Side chase, police say
SAN ANTONIO – A local man is facing charges after leading police on a chase on the city’s West Side early Thursday morning. According to police, officers were called to a home about a man who may have had something to do with a shooting that occurred on Caravan Avenue. RELATED: Police in San Antonio look for person involved in shooting after short chasePolice said when officers arrived, the man fled. Authorities said the man hit a few curbs and did some damage to his car so it eventually stopped running. Authorities said they found gun while searching inside the vehicle, but don’t know if it is the one used in the Caravan Avenue shooting.