SAN ANTONIO – According to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office, two teenagers were discovered with over $4,000 in cash, three handguns, and marijuana after a chase over the weekend.
The incident took place on Saturday when a deputy noticed a stolen vehicle that they believed had previously attempted to escape from law enforcement.
The deputy followed the vehicle from the vicinity of Interstate 35 and Elmira, north of downtown, to 36th Street and Commerce on the West Side.
The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office stated that the deputy attempted to stop the vehicle, but it accelerated, initiating a pursuit.
The pursuit eventually concluded when the vehicle ran out of fuel near Loop 410 and Highway 16 South on the Southwest Side.
According to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office, both the 16-year-old male driver and the 17-year-old male passenger were apprehended.
They were found in possession of three handguns, individually packaged marijuana, and over $4,000 in cash.
The driver was charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle and evading with a motor vehicle.
The passenger, identified as Adam Villarreal, was charged with possession of a prohibited firearm (machine gun), drug possession, and unlawful carrying of a weapon, as stated by the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office.