W.F. Carjacking Turns Into High Speed Chase - Newschannel 6 Now | Wichita Falls, TX

W.F. Carjacking Turns Into High Speed Chase

Law enforcement agencies were led on a high speed chase that stretched from Wichita Falls into Oklahoma.

The chase began Tuesday around 1:30 a.m. in the 1500 block of Red Fox Rd. Wichita Falls Police responded to a carjacking with a gun. Police said the suspect, 27-year-old Jonathan Blake Hendricks, took off toward the Red River in the stolen blue Honda Accord.

Burkburnett Police were called to help stop Hendricks. They laid down spike strips on State Highway 240, near I-44. The driver swerved the car to miss the spikes and hit a concrete median. The collision caused the vehicle to flip on its side. The car then fell back on its wheels and the chase continued into Oklahoma.

Police said Hendricks stopped at Exit 1, just north of the Red River, and took off on foot. He was taken to United Regional with minor injuries and then to the Wichita County Jail.

Hendricks is charged with aggravated robbery, unlawful carrying of a weapon, and evading arrest in a vehicle. His bond is set at $61,000.

  • News HeadlinesNewsMore>>

  • 4 dead in Waffle House shooting in Tennessee; suspect sought

    4 dead in Waffle House shooting in Tennessee; suspect sought

    Sunday, April 22 2018 8:34 AM EDT2018-04-22 12:34:45 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-04-23 05:16:38 GMT
    A customer at the restaurant took the gun from the suspect, who then took off his coat and fled the area. (Source: CNN)A customer at the restaurant took the gun from the suspect, who then took off his coat and fled the area. (Source: CNN)
    Police in Tennessee say three people were killed and four were injured in a shooting at a Waffle House restaurant early Sunday. (Source: CNN)Police in Tennessee say three people were killed and four were injured in a shooting at a Waffle House restaurant early Sunday. (Source: CNN)

    A customer at the restaurant took the gun from the suspect, who then took off his coat and fled the area. 

    A customer at the restaurant took the gun from the suspect, who then took off his coat and fled the area. 

  • White House: No plans by Trump to fire Mueller, Rosenstein

    White House: No plans by Trump to fire Mueller, Rosenstein

    Sunday, April 22 2018 2:05 PM EDT2018-04-22 18:05:12 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-23 05:06:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse i...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse i...

    The White House says President Donald Trump has no intention of firing special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

    The White House says President Donald Trump has no intention of firing special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

  • Macron to push Trump on Iran deal, says there's no 'Plan B'

    Macron to push Trump on Iran deal, says there's no 'Plan B'

    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-04-22 15:04:45 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-23 05:06:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michel Euler). France's President Emmanuel Macron walks out of the lobby of the Elysee Palace in Paris, Friday, April 20, 2018, to welcome Senegalese President Macky Sall. Senegalese President Macky Sall is in France for a five-day visit.(AP Photo/Michel Euler). France's President Emmanuel Macron walks out of the lobby of the Elysee Palace in Paris, Friday, April 20, 2018, to welcome Senegalese President Macky Sall. Senegalese President Macky Sall is in France for a five-day visit.

    French President Emmanuel Macron is urging U.S. President Donald Trump to stick with the Iranian nuclear accord, arguing that there's no "Plan B".

    French President Emmanuel Macron is urging U.S. President Donald Trump to stick with the Iranian nuclear accord, arguing that there's no "Plan B".

Powered by Frankly