Chase Suspect Chunked AR15 Out the Window
The suspect is identified as Jesus Valadez Camarena Jr. on 8/31/87. Camarena was found to have pending federal and state arrest warrants as listed above. Further criminal charges are pending. TGCSO was assisted in this arrest by Homeland Security, Customs Border Patrol, DPS, and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
San Angelo LIVE! was the first to report the chase. Here’s the story: Chase Down HWY 277 ends right after Trashcan Hill
Camarena is charged with suspected marijuana possession violation (US Marshals), illicit possession of a firearm by a felon (Presidio County), and circumvention of arrest / detention (Tom Green County).
He is currently in the Tom Green County Jail without ties.
Editor’s Note: The chase location is a hill about five miles north of Christoval on US 277, commonly referred to as the 5 mile hill. Law enforcement officials often refer to the hill as a “trash can” on radio communications.