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The Maverick County Sheriff’s Department arrested 7 people after being led on a vehicle chase in the Southern part of Maverick County on Monday evening.
Maverick County Sheriff Tom Schmerber reported that deputies spotted a suspicious vehicle in an area near the Rosita Valley Sector of the community and attempted to stop the Ford F 150 pickup.
The driver did not heed the deputies attempt and led the Sheriff’s deputies on a high speed chase.
At some point during the chase, the truck stopped and dropped off 5 individuals.
Those individuals were captured and turned over to the United States Border Patrol.
The truck continued to ellude the deputies and ended up crashing into a canal.
Deputies and other agencies continued looking for two subjects.
Layer on a resident in an area on Wagon Wheel road called to notify the Sheriff’s Department that two individuals had gone into her property and were possibly hiding in a tool shed.
Deputies arrived at the scene and were able to find the two subjects.
They were both arrested and now face multiple criminal charges.
The subjects have been identified as
23-year-old Manuel Alejandro Macías and 28-year-old Fredy Lamas Macías.