Update: Two burglary suspects arrested after leading Smith Co Sheriff officers on a pursuit

UPDATE: TYLER, TX – Wednesday at approximately 12:45 p.m., The Smith County Sheriff's Office took a second suspect into custody in a wooded area near The Reserves subdivision, located off of East Side Road near Lake Tyler East. The suspect was arrested in conjunction with a burglary that took place early this morning at the Chapel Hill Storage facility, located at FM 3226, northeast of Chapel Hill.


TYLER, TX (KYTX) – Wednesday at approximately 6:05 am, the Smith County Sheriff's Office Dispatch received a call of a burglary in progress at the Chapel Hill Storage facility located on FM3226 northeast of Chapel Hill.

Multiple Sheriff's units responded to this call. Upon arrival of the first two units, they observed a white male entering a white Dodge pickup, which was parked at the rear of the storage facility.

The person fled the scene in the Dodge truck. A pursuit ensued for several miles resulting in the Dodge pickup crashing in a subdivision off of East Side Road.

A perimeter was established with multiple Sheriff's Office units, a Sheriff's Office K9 unit and Department of Public Safety Troopers.

The suspect was apprehended at approximately 7:30 am near the location of the crash.

The suspects who have not been identified at this time currently face charges of Burglary of a Building, Evading in a Motor Vehicle, and possibly others.



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