A chase through the streets of Beaumont comes to a crashing end, suspects in custody.

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Author: Kelsey Johnson

Police tried pulling over a driver who committed several traffic violations, but then fled.
BEAUMONT, Texas — A chase in Beaumont comes to a crashing end. Both the passenger and driver were arrested.
Police in Beaumont were patrolling in the 2300 block of Hebert Street when they noticed a red Chevrolet Tahoe commit several traffic violations. The officers tried to pull the vehicle over but the driver sped off.

The driver, identified as 26-year-old Virginia Calhoun lost control of the vehicle and crashed near 6th Street and Rusk Street. Calhoun was taken into custody.

The passenger 24-year-old Jerrick Odell fled on foot from the crash site.

After a short search from police, Odell was discovered hiding under a vehicle at a residence on North 6th Street.

The pair were placed under arrest. Both remain in the Jefferson County Jail for Evading.

SOURCE: 12News

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