Car chase leads to felony arrest
Friday, August 01, 2014 5:01 PM
One Brownfield man is in jail following a high speed pursuit that began in Brownfield and ended in Meadow.
Marc Gonzales, 27, was arrested for two state jail felony charges of evading arrest or detention with a vehicle as well as unauthorized use of a motor vehicle after Gonzales allegedly led Brownfield police officers and state law enforcement on a high speed chase.
At about 11:32 p.m. on Sunday, July 27 Brownfield police were dispatched to a residence within the 1200 block of N. Ballard St. While en route, an officer saw a gray four-door Nissan Maxima westbound on Cactus St. moving at a high rate of speed.
The officer began his pursuit of the vehicle onto Lubbock Rd. and continued the pursuit with permission.
Gonzales allegedly led law enforcement to the Meadow city limits where he struck a railroad sign on Patton St. The officer then continued the pursuit on foot .
Gonzales was apprehended at taken to the Terry County Law Enforcement Center where he was charged with the two state jail felonies as well as a Class B Misdemeanor charge of Driving While Intoxicated, a Class B Misdemeanor charge of reckless driving, a Class C Misdemeanor charge of not being in possession of a valid drivers license, a Class C Misdemeanor charge of disregarding a stop sign and a Class C Misdemeanor charge of speeding.
Bond for Gonzales was set at over $14,000. As of news time, Gonzales was still being held in lieu of bond.