GARLAND (CBSDFW.COM) – Garland Police have arrested a man they say led officers on a high-speed chase Friday.READ MORE: Texas Secretary Of State Says Some Counties Still Had Old Application For Mail-In Ballots On Their Websites
Jose Pena was wanted in for a probation violation and possession of a controlled substance along with a felony warrant.
When officers went to arrest Pena in Rowlett around 12:30 p.m. they say Pena took off. The chase ended shortly after 3:00 p.m. in a driveway in the 500 block of Muirfield in Garland.
That’s when Pena allegedly ran inside a home while the homeowners were doing yard work and hid in a closet until police found him.READ MORE: Texas Congresswoman Beth Van Duyne Introduces Resolution Recognizing Heroes Of Synagogue Hostage Situation
Police say when investigators searched Pena’s car, they found methamphetamine, marijuana and a handgun.
Pena has been charged with Evading in a Vehicle, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Trespass of a Habitation in addition to the other warrants.
No one was hurt during the chase which reached 100 miles per hour.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Has Taken Toll On Mental Health, Experts Say
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