KPD Investigates a Pursuit on Mary Jane

The Killeen Police Department investigates an overnight pursuit.

Killeen Police Officers conducted a traffic stop on a 2008 Blue Dodge Avenger at the intersection of Veteran’s Memorial Blvd. and 8th Street, on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at approximately 11:51 p.m. Officers met with the driver and obtained his information.  While the officers were verifying the information, the driver put the car in gear and fled westbound; a pursuit ensued.  The driver led officers towards Hallmark Avenue, disregarding posted speed limit signs and stop signs, and then turned into the area of Mary Jane Drive.  As the driver turned into a cul-de-sac in the 1000 block of Mary Jane Circle at a high rate of speed, the vehicle hit a curb, causing the vehicle to strike a brick wall and the side of a residence.  The suspect got out of the vehicle and fled on foot in an unknown direction.

There were three residents inside the home at the time of the crash and no injuries were reported.

Detectives are asking anyone who has information about this incident to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com.  You can also download the P3Tips App for IOS and Android and give an anonymous tip.  All information given is anonymous and confidential, and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person responsible in this pursuit, you could be eligible for reward up to $1,000 in cash

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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