Provided by Lubbock Police Department
Early Tuesday morning, around 5:14 a.m., an LPD midnight patrol officer observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of 34th and Quaker.
As the officer pulled up behind the vehicle, the driver accelerated and fled from the officer. Officers pursued the vehicle to the area of 18th and Chicago where the driver and a passenger exited the vehicle and fled on foot. Both suspects were quickly taken into custody.
The vehicle contained a large amount of property of which much was immediately identified as stolen. The suspects had apparently spent much of the night burglarizing maintenance sheds at apartment complexes. The suspects were also in possession of a significant amount of suspected methamphetamine.
Both occupants of the vehicle were arrested and charged with Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Burglary, Fraudulent Use/Possession of Identifying Information, Evading in a Vehicle, and Evading on Foot.