Suspect captured after morning police chase
Thu, 26 Aug 2010 16:54:40 GMT —
T he chase started Thursday morning around 10:30, when police spotted a wanted man in the San Jacinto neighborhood. After refusing to stop for police the driver, Antonio Rocky Bustos, 32, took officers on a chase through San Jacinto and Sunset Terrace, then down Avondale across I-40.
Police backed off for safety concerns, witnesses led police to the area of 42nd and south Bowie. There officers found the abandoned vehicle and set up a perimeter to search the area. Authorities were directed to a home in the 4300 block of south Travis, where Bustos allegedly forced his way into the home and wouldn't let the homeowner answer the door. Officers were finally able to get in, and found Bustos hiding in a garage apartment. He was arrested and booked into the Randall County jail on charges of burglary, unlawful restraint, and evading arrest. Those charges are in addition to his two outstanding warrants for a felony charge of evading arrest in a motor vehicle, and a DUI.
To hear a play by play police account of the chase click here, the audio is courtesy of The Reporter's Edge.
A marillo police have captured a man that took them on a chase this morning around eleven.
Police were looking to arrest the suspect who is wanted on felony charges. They were watching a house that they believed the suspect to be at, they observed a car leaving the home. At that time they attempted to pull the vehicle over but the man fled sending police on a chase.
During that chase police were forced to back off due to safety concerns. APD along with the Department of Public Safety helicopter searched the neighborhoods around Northwest 14th and Alabama. At some point the man abandoned his vehicle and took off on foot. DPS located the vehicle a short time later. Police then began to search the area for the suspect.
Police say that the suspect forced his way into a home at 4312 S. Travis. The woman inside the home was able to call police and opened the front door. Officers were then able to enter the home and found the suspect had locked himself in a garage type apartment, police were able to force entry, and arrested the suspect, without incident.
There are several schools in the area, and AISD tells us that none of the schools were on lockdown because of the incident.
We will bring you any additional information as it becomes available.