LUBBOCK, Texas — According to the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Officer, Paul Naranjo, 35, was taken into custody by deputies with the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office, following a pursuit that ended around 6:54 a.m. on Farm to Market Road 1729 and North County Road 3100.
LCSO said the deputies were called regarding a pursuit of a stolen Sierra Spring Water box truck.
Initially officers with the Lubbock Police Department began the pursuit in the city and then canceled when he got into the county.
The vehicle, while on North FM 1729 and East Highway 62/82, crashed into a pickup.
The pickup followed the stolen water truck and deputies continued to pursue it.
The pursuit continued southbound on Interstate-27 and ended at North Regis Street, where Naranjo exited the stolen vehicle.
The Texas Department of Public Safety said its officers were told by LPD that the vehicle was reported stolen “at knife point.”
Naranjo was then taken into the Lubbock County Detention Center.