Support Local Journalism, Join the SA Current Press Club.

Stolen Vehicle Full of Women Leads Authorities on High-Speed Chase Through San Antonio 

click to enlarge SHUTTERSTOCK
  • Shutterstock
Five women were arrested following a high-speed vehicle chase that ended in a crash early Monday morning.

According to reports, Bexar County Sheriff's Office deputies noticed a stolen vehicle driving erratically near Loop 1604 and Somerset Road around 2:45 a.m. Deputies attempted to pull over the vehicle, but the driver sped off.

Authorities said speeds during the chase, which lasted more than 20 miles, nearly reached 100 miles per hour.

The driver reportedly pulled into the parking lot of a Holiday Inn on East Cesar Chavez Boulevard and began driving in circles. KSAT reports that someone in the stolen vehicle tossed a plastic bag out of the window. The driver continued but eventually crashed into a curb on South St. Mary's Street.

The five women attempted to flee the scene, but authorities from the sheriff's office as well as the San Antonio Police Department were able to catch all of them.

The suspects have all been charged with evading arrest, speeding, reckless driving and possibly possession of narcotics. Police will continue to investigate.

Stay on top of San Antonio news and views. Sign up for our Weekly Headlines Newsletter.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

January 26, 2022

View more issues


Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.


© 2022 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation