LUBBOCK COUNTY, Texas — The following is a news release from the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office:
On June 8, 2021, at approximately 1400 hours [2:00 p.m.], while on patrol Lubbock County Sheriff’s Deputies attempted to stop a green color passenger car in the area of 42nd Street and Avenue N for a traffic violation. The vehicle failed to stop, and a vehicle pursuit ensued.
The pursuit travelled through the city to the South Loop, around to the West Loop and 34th Street. The vehicle came to a stop in the 5500 block of 34th Street, where units were able to safely block in the vehicle.
The suspect 49-year-old Daniel Loa was taken into custody without further incident. He was booked into the Lubbock County Detention Center for evading arrest in a motor vehicle, tampering with physical evidence, possession of substance PG 1, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The incident is still under investigation.
(News release from the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office)