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Two Suspects Arrested After High Speed Chase

UPDATE:

Clay County, Texas - Two suspects have been arrested after a high speed chase that crossed county lines.

Around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, two suspects were driving a stolen car out of Burkburnett before the chase began.

Clay County Sheriff Kenny Lemons says the chase started on FM 369 and FM 367 in Wichita County, and ended at a private dirt road around Spur 510 and Highway 287 in Henrietta, which is located in Clay County. During the chase, the suspect drove through a fence and a cattle chute.

The driver, 21-year-old Garin Tumey, jumped out of the car and ran. The passenger, 26-year-old Brandon Gilleland, was captured.

Clay County Deputies used tracking dogs, and searched the area on horseback. Tumey was later captured around noon on Wednesday at FM 2847 towards Lake Arrowhead.

Gilleland (pictured) has been charged with Theft O/$20,000-U/$100,000, and may be facing additional charges, and Tumey has been charged with Theft O/$20,000-U/$100,000 and Felony Evading Arrest.
 

Original Story:

One man has been arrested, with another suspect on the run after a high speed chase overnight that crossed county lines.

Authorities say around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, two suspects were driving a stolen car out of Burkburnett before the chase began.

Clay County Sheriff Kenny Lemons says the chase started on FM 369 and FM 367 in Wichita County, and ended at a private dirt road around Spur 510 and Highway 287 in Henrietta, which is located in Clay County.

The driver jumped out of the car and ran, the passenger, was captured; however one suspect was able to run away. Police are still searching for the missing suspect.

If you have any information about this crime, call Crime Stoppers at (940) 322-9888.

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