Two People Arrested After Leading Police on High-Speed Chase in Ector County
Two suspects have been arrested after they reportedly led police deputies on a chase in Ector County.
KAMC News reports the pursuit began just before 1 a.m. Sunday morning (Mar 11) when an officer tried to stop a vehicle for reportedly speeding. The vehicle did not pull over, which led to a pursuit. The officer reported the pursuit reached speeds in excess of 100 miles an hour.
The pursuit came to a stop when the suspect struck a police car, and deputies shot out two tires on the suspect’s vehicle.
The driver, Steven Saenz, was arrested and charged with evading arrest in a motor vehicle, possession of heroin and meth, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, and aggravated assault on a peace officer. The passenger, Sueellen Montoya, was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance.