Amarillo police arrest 2 after early morning car chase

Amarillo police arrest 2 after early morning car chase
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AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Amarillo police have arrested two people after a car chase that happened early this morning.

Around 2:09 a.m., an officer saw a vehicle on Southwest 45th Avenue and Teckla Boulevard that had been reported stolen.

Police tried to conduct a traffic stop, but say the driver refused to stop.

Officers pursued the car through the Ridgecrest and Paramount Terrace neighborhoods until the car stopped on Meadow Drive.

The drive and passenger got out of the car and ran away.

Police were able to catch 31-year-old Michael Paul Luna-Roy and 20-year-old Alexis Marie Chapa.

Roy-Luna was arrested for evading arrest with a vehicle, evading arrest with a previous conviction and unauthorized use of a vehicle.

Chapa was arrested for evading arrest/detention.

Both have been booked into the Randall County Jail.

On March 26th at 2:09 AM, an APD patrol officer observed a 1993 gray Ford F-150 at SW 45th Avenue and Teckla Boulevard....

Posted by Amarillo Police Department on Thursday, March 26, 2020

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