Search Continues for Truck Thief After Chase in Ector County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ECTOR COUNTY - Ector County deputies still on the hunt for a man who lead them on a chase on Wednesday.

It happened Wednesday morning near the 7500 block of Gold Street in Pleasant Farms.

Police were looking for two guys in a stolen truck.

After a while, they found the truck and tried to pull it over.

That's when the driver sped off.

The chase hit speeds of 90 miles per hour

The chase finally came to an end in a pasture but the two guys in the truck took off running.

20-year-old Daniel Hinojos, Junior, was caught and arrested.

His bond was set at $1,000.

Hinojos was the passenger.

The driver has yet to be found.