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Trooper Shoots Out Car In Chase

A DPS Trooper shot out a car during a high speed chase in Archer County.

DPS Trooper Tony Fulton said authorities responded to a burglary call around noon, Tuesday. On scene, authorities arrested Billy Frank Self III. Fulton said an Archer County Deputy spotted what he believed to be the suspect's car driving through town at 110 mph. A high speed chase began around town and onto Highway 79.

Fulton said a trooper shot at the speeding car. He said the car then spun out and ran into a field as it burst into flames. Authorities arrested Franklin Dwayne Hubbard as he got out of the car and attempted to run away. 

Archer County Sgt. Investigator Simon Dwyer said authorities found narcotics, stolen property and a handgun in the car.

Archer County Sheriff Staci Beesinger said Hubbard is charged with two counts of burglary of a habitation, one count manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance over four grams and aggravated assault with a vehicle on a public servant. He was also charged with a wichita county warrant for violation of probation for assault family violence. He is being held on a combined bond of $417,500.

She also said Self is charged with two counts burglary of a habitation and one count manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance over four grams. He is being held on a combined bond of $200,000.

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