Olton Police Chief arrests assault suspect - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

12/29/09

Olton Police Chief arrests assault suspect

OLTON, TX (KCBD) - It was business as usual for the Olton Police Chief Tuesday, as he arrested an assault suspect. Olton Police Chief Joe Banda arrested 31-year-old Ramiro Lopez Chavira.

His arrest ended a three day manhunt which began after the suspect allegedly rammed a police car. While Chief Banda was waiting for backup, Chavira attempted to escape.

Banda, while holding the suspect, shot his revolver once. The suspect was uninjured. Chavira was wanted for aggravated assault on a public servant and attempt to commit arson.

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