Abernathy man arrested, charged with unauthorized use of motor vehicle, assault on public servant

Abernathy man arrested, charged with unauthorized use of motor vehicle, assault on public servant

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - 18-year-old Daniel Curtis Welch was put behind bars on Tuesday, charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and aggravated assault against a public servant.

Representatives from the Lubbock County Sheriff's Office tell us they responded to a report of a stolen vehicle in the area of 62nd & Utica on Tuesday morning around 7 a.m.

Deputies located the vehicle and attempted to make contact with the driver.

LSO says Welch evaded and swerved, trying to strike a marked patrol unit with a deputy inside. Welch was apprehended in the 4400 block of 62nd near Quaker where the vehicle hit a parked car.

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