DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A suspect who led officers on a chase through Dallas on Friday in a stolen vehicle faces multiple charges, including burglary and evading arrest, police said.
Efren Medina, 23, was arrested in the evening after he ran into an apartment building in the 3500 block of East Overton Road during the chase.READ MORE: Investigation: 2 Of 6 Killed In February I-35W Pileup In Fort Worth Had Gotten Out Of Their Cars
Police said the chase began after officers saw Medina burglarizing a vehicle in the 8300 block of South Lancaster Road just before 4 p.m. He then got into a Chevy Silverado and a chase ensued, police said.
According to police, Medina hit a squad car during the chase.READ MORE: Authorities In Texas Find Over $4 Million Worth Of Meth In Shipment Of Cucumber Pickles
The chase eventually led to Medina abandoning the vehicle and running into the apartment building. He was later taken into custody without further incident.
Police said they later determined that the Silverado was stolen.
Medina was charged with burglary of a motor vehicle, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, accident causing damage and evading arrest.MORE NEWS: Former Dallas Cowboy Aldon Smith Booked In Louisiana Battery Case
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