Late night car chase starts in Garza County, ends in Lubbock - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

6/29/09

Late night car chase starts in Garza County, ends in Lubbock

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - A police chase that started in Garza county ended just before 11:00 p.m. Sunday night in Lubbock County.

The Garza County sheriff's office says the chase began around 10:20 p.m. Sunday night when 18-year-old Joseph Rodriguez fled the Town & Country convenience store in Post, TX without paying for his gasoline and almost hitting a patrol car

The chase ended when Rodriguez's car crashed into a fence at chaparral Motors at 3rd and Avenue Q in Lubbock after Garza County deputies and DPS troopers flattened his tires with road spikes.

Rodriguez was treated for minor injuries and then taken back to Garza County to face charges.

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