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Suspect in Big Spring police chase turns himself in

Derrick Drake (Source: Big Spring Police Department) Derrick Drake (Source: Big Spring Police Department)
BIG SPRING, TX (KWES) -

A fugitive involved in a fiery chase in Big Spring turned himself in to police on Wednesday.

On the morning of April 8, Big Spring police officers were involved in a car chase that resulted in an officer’s car going up in flames.

One woman, Victoria Mendez, 24, was found after a search of the area hiding under a bush.

Derrick Drake, 30, managed to get away.

Big Spring police obtained a warrant for Drake’s arrest and on Wednesday, Drake turned himself in.

He is currently behind bars and charged with evading arrest.

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