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Truck driver arrested following high-speed police chase through Houston


A truck driver is facing felony charges following a high-speed police chase lasting more than two hours, according to police in Texas.

The pursuit began around 1:45 p.m. on Saturday, November 4, according to the Roman Forest Police Department.

An officer attempted to pull over a semi truck for a traffic stop along Highway 59 near Roman Forest, but the driver refused to stop.

Multiple law enforcement agencies from the Houston area joined the pursuit, including the Houston Police Department and the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Fox San Antonio reports that the semi truck drove through red lights, struck cars, and drove over medians.

After more than two hours, police were able to shoot out the truck’s tires in a Fort Bend residential area.

Truck driver Christopher John Lubowski, 51, of Ormono, Florida, was arrested and charged with Evading and Possession of a Controlled Substance (Meth). He is being held on a a $150,000 bond.

Police reportedly found loaded magazines and a holster but no gun inside the cab of the truck.


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