Floresville police recover stolen truck
WILLIAM J. GIBBS JR.
Deputies Robert Sanchez (from left) and Manuel Perez of the Wilson County Sheriff's Office assist Patrolman Matthew Redd of the Floresville Police Department in his search April 10 of a stolen pickup truck that was recovered in a pasture located between G Street and Sunnyside Drive.
FLORESVILLE -- It is a case of déjà vu for the Floresville Police Department. For the second time in a week, a chase involving illegal immigrants has ended in a pasture located between G Street and Sunnyside Road here.
Just before 11 p.m. April 9, officers chased a brown Chevrolet Silverado 2500 pickup truck and a red Chevrolet Suburban into the city on S.H. 97 West. The Suburban fled officers while the Silverado later was recovered in a pasture approximately 1-1/2 miles from the intersection of G and 11th streets. As many as five people believed to have been riding in the truck -- later determined to have been reported stolen from Austin -- fled into the night, police said. One was apprehended at approximately 3 a.m. at the Whataburger near the intersection of S.H. 97 and U.S. 181 in Floresville.
For more, read the April 18 print edition of the Wilson County News.
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