Tahoe crashes into a home fleeing from law enforcement

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A vehicle chase lead law enforcement through The Bluffs late last week and ended when the suspect vehicle crashed into a home.  

On Feb. 25, the Tom Green County Sheriff’s Department received information that Amanda Burney, who was wanted for an outstanding first degree felony warrant from Tom Green County, was traveling in a white Chevrolet Tahoe.

According to a TGCSO report, Graham Smith from the Tom Green County Sheriff’s Department helped locate the vehicle at the intersection of FM 2288 and U.S. Highway 67 S. Smith followed the Tahoe on FM 2288 and attempted to pull the vehicle over for speeding. The driver briefly pulled over but when Smith attempted to get out of his car the driver of the Tahoe sped off.

The suspects turned off FM 2288 and led officers through The Bluffs, turning on several streets before the driver exited the road and drove through the backyard of a home at 601 London Court.

The suspects then led officers to Sheffield Drive. The driver then jumped out of the window while the vehicle was still moving. The Tahoe crashed into the residence at 6005 Sheffield.

The male suspect, Hector Zamarron, began running from officers. Zamarron was  arrested after a brief struggle. Deputies located methamphetamine on him. He was booked into the Tom Green County Jail for an outstanding parole warrant, evading arrest or detention with a vehicle with previous convictions, possession of a controlled substance, evading arrest on foot, resist arrest and driving while license invalid.

It was learned during the investigation that Zammarron was previously charged with evading arrest or detention with a vehicle in 2005.

The passenger of the Tahoe, Amanda Burney, was arrested and booked into the Tom Green County Jail for an outstanding warrant stemming from an engage in organized criminal activity charge.

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                              Hector Zamarron

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                              Amanda Burney