Across the state lines to our West, law enforcement officers from Angelina, Jasper and Newton counties were involved in a high speed chase Sunday night, July 7, 2019.
This event received extra notoriety by being broadcast on Facebook Live as it was occurring.
The chase began in Angelina County, passed through Jasper County about 7:30 last night and ended in downtown Newton on the Courthouse Square. The chase reached speeds of 100 miles per hour. Karianna Nowman has been identified as the female suspect doing the broadcasting and was arrested in Newton.