CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A man in a grey Chevy Silverado led law enforcement agencies on a high speed chase reportedly starting in Portland over the Harbor bridge and through out much of the north side of Corpus Christi Wednesday afternoon.
The man was detained by Texas State Troopers near the Callicoatte exit on I-37. Deputies on scene tell 3News they had to shoot out two of the man's tires and that he attempted to drive on the rims.
Chief Mark Cory with Portland Police tells 3News they pulled over the vehicle at 2PM along the 100 block 181 South. The suspect is 26 year old Timothy Earl Herrin.
We were told the suspect was sent to state prison for 5 years after a conviction of burglary of a habitation and evading arrest in a vehicle. He was released on parole and somehow violated his parole.
The warrants come out of Austin even through the crimes were committed here in Nueces County.
Portland PD says he is facing several new felony charges including Evading arrest in a vehicle.
Portland PD requested assistance from DPS and they helped out to make the arrest. The Portland Police Chief is very appreciative of the DPS for helping out.
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