Stolen van sparks county-wide chase

By Kelly Hefelfinger - email

GREGG COUNTY (KLTV) - A suspected car thief is now jailed after authorities say he lead them all over Gregg County.

Gregg County Sheriff's officials say a little before 6pm Wednesday, Longview Police spotted a stolen van on Highway 31.

Sheriff's officials say police tried to pull the van over, but the driver took off.

DPS joined deputies in the chase, which ended on Highway 42 when the van ran out of gas.

The driver was arrested without incident.

He is now in the Gregg County Jail.

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