Driver of tractor-trailer in custody after leading Texas police on chase

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GARLAND, Texas — One person is in custody after a police chase with a tractor-trailer in Texas along Interstate 30 Wednesday FOX 4 News Dallas reports.

FOX 4 reports that the chase started around 11:45 a.m. in Garland and continued through Rockwall County and into Greenville in Hunt County.

According to the report, officers put out stop sticks to help bring the tractor-trailer to a halt.

The chase finally ended around 12:15 p.m. when the road ended. FOX 4 reports that officers then were in a standoff with the driver until about 1:30 p.m.

The suspect first let a dog out of the cab of the truck and then surrendered with his hands up after an armored vehicle moved in and officers fired tear gas into the cab of the tractor-trailer FOX 4 reports.

Officers then arrested the suspect and the dog was taken to a local animal shelter. It is unclear what was in the trailer.

FOX 4 says the tractor-trailer traveled at speeds of 30 to 45 miles per hour.

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