UPDATE: Suspect identified in high-speed downtown chase

WFPD and WCSO end high-speed chase downtown


Wichita Falls police have identified the suspect in a high-speed chase that happened in Wichita Falls on Thursday.

Tyree Rogers
Tyree Rogers (Source: Wichita County Jail)

Tyree Rogers was arrested and charged with evading detention or arrest in a vehicle and evading detention or arrest on foot.

Wichita Falls police officers and Wichita County Sheriff’s deputies ended a car chase at N Rosewood Ave and Bonner Street on Thursday.

According to Public Information Officer Sgt. Eipper, the chase started when officers attempted to pull over a white four-door Chevy HHR and the car continued to drive.

The Chevy HHR was reportedly going speeds of up to 90 MPH before the officers were able to end the chase. The car hit a guy wire when attempting to turn, causing Rogers to stop his vehicle before reportedly running away on foot.

Police officers and Sheriff’s deputies then caught him during the ensuing on-foot chase.

Rogers' bond has not been set at this time and he remains in the Wichita County Jail.

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