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Pair lead law enforcement on high-speed chase through Wilson County


Pair lead law enforcement on high-speed chase through Wilson County
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Wilson County News
April 8, 2016, 6:03pm
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Two individuals with warrants face multiple charges after leading law enforcement in a high-speed chase late Friday morning.

The chase began after a Wilson County sheriff’s deputy approached a suspicious black truck on S.H. 97 near C.R. 306. The driver suddenly took off, achieving speeds of up to 100 mph as he raced through Sutherland Springs and La Vernia and up U.S. 87 before turning onto Loop 106 in Bexar County.

The two suspects abandoned their truck behind a trailer park, but a Department of Public Safety helicopter located them.

Bexar County deputies apprehended the pair and turned them over to Wilson County deputies.

See more details in print inside the next issue of the Wilson County News.
 

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Its Me  
Over Here  
April 12 at 10:44pm
 
Sgt.Broom as an alleged supervisor I would think you would refrain from becoming involved in such a forum. Everyone that knows anything about the Sheriff's Office knows you are retired on duty doing NOTHING but collecting a ... More ›

 
Concerned Family Member  
Poth, Tx  
April 12 at 10:01pm
 
Sgt Broom, I noticed you sent your response, while on duty. Was this while you were using free wifi In Floresville. My buddy works for y'all and said they call you Sergeant Lv wifi. If the bad guys stole 10 Megabytes of wifi ... More ›

 
retiredinlavernia  
lavernia  
April 12 at 12:25pm
 
Wanda it was not A deputy it was at least 10 cars with speeds up to 100 m ph for what???

 
Wanda Reid  
Floresville, TX  
April 12 at 12:09pm
 
When the deputy first saw the suspicious truck, he had no idea the occupants had warrants. It was a suspicious vehicle; therefore, when the truck took off, the deputy had no idea what the occupants had done, but knew something ... More ›

 
GEEZER  
LA VERNIA  
April 12 at 11:15am
 
UH OH!! Bet Sheriff T is looking for a muzzle...might need two.

 
Maria Calvert  
Willson County  
April 12 at 4:57am
 
Sgt. Broom, why are "several of our deputies on administrative leave"?

 
retiredinlavernia  
lavernia  
April 12 at 3:15am
 
Well Mr. Broom when you use the words "endangering our community" that was exactly what the chase in this article did. When I saw the high speed chase (and I was about 25 feet from the truck being chased when I had ... More ›

 
Randy Broom  
Floresville, TX  
April 11 at 8:52pm
 
I usually don't respond to comments on this site, however, I feel I need to reply to this misinformed citizen. We still have several of our deputies on administrative leave which has left our shift short on manpower. Until ... More ›

 
Concerned Family Member  
Poth, Tx  
April 11 at 2:06pm
 
Great Job Bexar County way to catch our bad guys. This had to have been a call from a citizen, seeing that SGT Broom won't let his guys pull over cars.

 
retiredinlavernia  
lavernia  
April 9 at 4:22am
 
I was wondering what was going on - I was returning from HEB headed toward SS near CoC when they all sped by. There must have been 10 cop cars - I recognized several LV cars/SUV and a state trooper and one unmarked truck in ... More ›

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