Abilene chase ends when woman jumps from car, vehicle crashes


ABILENE, Texas - A woman in a reportedly stolen car led Taylor County Sheriff's Office deputies on a chase about noon Tuesday before it ended when she jumped out of the moving vehicle.

Police said 21-year-old Cecilia Olvera was driving a Kia Forte and suffered minor abrasions.


The chase involving Olvera and Taylor County Sheriff's Office deputies started when she wouldn't pull over in the vicinity of Winters Freeway and North 1 st Street and then ended in the 900 block of Merchant Street near 10 th Street when she bailed out.

The vehicle crashed into a front porch post of someone's home.

Authorities say methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were found in the vehicle.

Olvera hadn't been charged as of 5 p.m. Tuesday. Police said she was in custody but the Taylor County District Attorney's Office would be compiling the list of official charges.