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Man Leads Police on a Two County Chase

UPDATE: The Wichita Falls Police have identified the driver as Curtis Shawver. Shawver faces charges of Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer, Evading in a Vehicle and Possession of a Controlled Substance Over 4 grams/Under 200 grams.

A man is facing multiple charges  after he led police on a high speed chase through Wichita Falls into Archer County.


Around 1:45 p.m., Wichita Falls Police pulled over a 37-year-old white male in a white Ford Explorer near the All American Car Wash on Southwest Parkway due failure to signal and expired vehicle tags.

As the officers approached the driver, the driver took off, attempting to drive over the police officer as he made his escape, and led police on a high speed chase.

The chase led onto Maplewood, Abbott Avenue,  Cunningham Drive, and Rhea Road, before the suspect  then led WFPD, DPS, Archer County Sheriff Deputies, and Wichita County Sheriff's Deputies on a chase along Highway 79. The driver reached speeds up to 95-miles-per-hour during the chase.

The chase came to an end at about 2:15 p.m. on FM 1954.

Officers found property inside the SUV that led them to believe narcotics were involved.

The suspect has been charged with two counts Felony Evading, Assault on a Public Servant, along with other charges.

Stay with Newschannel 6 as we bring you more updates.

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