Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

February 12, 2014

Teen takes Mom’s car, leads officers on chase

Progress staff reports
Jacksonville Daily Progress

JACKSONVILLE — A teenage boy lead officers from multiple agencies on a chase Tuesday morning after taking his mother's vehicle, according to police.

About 10 a.m., officers from the Jacksonville Police Department and DPS, were notified that the juvenile has absconded with the vehicle.

The boy drove through the vicinity of the Loop 456 and Hwy. 79 into New Summerfield. After about 20 minutes, he was detained on an area county road, according to police scanner reports.

No injuries or damages to vehicles were reported.