Three suspects arrested in connection with stolen vehicle pursuit near Lindale

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Published: Jun. 13, 2022 at 12:16 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 13, 2022 at 5:00 PM CDT
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LINDALE, Texas (KLTV) - Lindale police said multiple suspects have been arrested who are believed to be connected to a car theft.

According to Capt. Brent Chambers, Lindale police were initially alerted to the report of a stolen vehicle by the office of Smith County Pct. 5 Constable that a suspect with a stolen vehicle was heading into Lindale. After pursuing the vehicle, Chambers said officers observed three males jump out of the vehicle on Harvey Road.

Chambers confirmed that one suspect was arrested in the woods near the Van Zandt/Smith County line, one suspect was arrested near Tyler Pipe after allegedly stealing another vehicle, while a third was arrested at a Raceway gas station after being questioned and determined to be part of the group in question. Chambers said one of the suspects allegedly pointed a gun at a woman and her child outside their home before disappearing.

Lindale Police Chief Dan Somes confirmed that Kamarion Barnes, 19, of Tyler, was one of the suspects arrested in connection with this incident. He was booked into the Smith County Jail on charges of evading arrest, evading arrest with a vehicle and unauthorized use of a vehicle.

Aubrey Trequan Maxie, 19, of Shreveport, was arrested by a Smith County Pct. 5 Constable deputy and charged with evading arrest and engaging in organized criminal activity.

The third suspect, Warren Williams, 19, of Louisiana was arrested by the Smith County Sheriff’s Office after deputies responded to a stolen vehicle call in the 13000 block of County Road 4220 near Lindale. Deputies began searching for a 2011 Lincoln MKX which had been reported stolen from a residence. It was located a short time later in a McDonald’s parking lot in Lindale. The suspect was located inside the vehicle before he led deputies on a chase which ended when he crashed the vehicle in a ditch and fled on foot. Williams was apprehended and charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle, evading arrest with a vehicle, unlicensed carrying of a weapon and engaging in organized criminal activity.

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