High-speed chase ends in Andrews, 1 arrested

High-speed chase ends in Andrews, 1 arrested

WEST TEXAS (KWES) - Andrews County Sheriff Office and Andrews Police, as well as Ector County Sheriff and responded to a vehicle pursuit on U.S. 385 south of Andrews Tuesday.

According to officials, Codie Dee Seal, 32, drove a 2011 Volkswagen Jetta at speeds above 120mph while traveling northbound.

Seal then crossed over to the southbound lanes into oncoming traffic, causing traffic to swerve to avoid a head-on collision.

As he started approaching the Andrews City limits, Seal turned around and traveled southbound on the west service road of U.S.385. Shots were fired at the front driver tire in an attempt to disable it but they then drove back up on U.S. 385 southbound.

Seal continued to cross into oncoming traffic while traveling southbound on 385, south of Andrews before he turned east on a lease road 12 miles south of Andrews.

The suspect then traveled 2 miles east on the lease road and Deputies then shot the passenger rear tire to disable the vehicle. The suspect vehicle then became stuck. The suspect then exited the vehicle and ran on foot. Deputies and City officers caught the suspect in the field north of the scene. The suspect then fought with officers and was taken into custody.

Seal was transported to the Andrews County Jail and charged with Aggravated Assault with deadly Weapon on Public Servant: 1st degree Felony, Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon: 2nd degree Felony, Evading Arrest with Motor Vehicle: State Jail Felony Evading Arrest with Previous Conviction: State Jail Felony Possession of Marijuana less than 2oz: B Misd.

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