MIDLAND/ECTOR COUNTY - One man is behind bars following a high speed chase that ended in Midland County on Thursday evening.
Odessa Police tell NewsWest 9, they were called out to the 3600 block of Springdale in Odessa, just before 6 p.m. in reference to a possible burglary in progress.
When officers arrived on the scene, a neighbor told authorities that they saw a white Suburban stop at a home in the block. While officers were continuing to get more information, they saw a white Suburban traveling east on Springdale.
Officials conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of University and Tanglewood.
We’re told that a 38-year-old male immediately got out of the vehicle. However, another male, who has been identified as 28-year-old Randall Graham, jumped into the driver’s seat of the vehicle with a female passenger who was still in the vehicle.
Several agencies including Odessa Police, Midland County Sheriff’s Office, DPS Troopers and UTPB officials pursued the vehicle along Highway 191, south on Faudree and eastbound on Highway 80.
The chase came to a crashing end, just east of the Midland International Airport.
Graham was the only person arrested and was taken to the Midland County Jail.
Graham will be facing numerous charges including felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a prohibited weapon, evading in a motor vehicle, possession of marijuana and aggravated robbery. We’re told the charge of aggravated robbery was for a warrant out of San Antonio.
Officials say more charges could be filed against Graham as the investigation is ongoing.