Officers respond to carjacking, 3 suspects arrested

Officers respond to carjacking, 3 suspects arrested

LUBBOCK, Texas -

Lubbock police and Lubbock County Sheriffs responded to 82nd Street and I-27 Tuesday afternoon for reports of a possible carjacking. 

Police report Texas Anti-Gang Center investigators were already in the area and spotted the SUV suspected of being stolen.

Investigators followed the car and once backup arrived, conducted a felony stop on the SUV in the near 128th street and University Ave.

The suspects, a male and two females, were taken into custody. Investigators discovered approximately 80 grams of methamphetamines and a firearm inside the SUV.

All three suspects were charged with felon in possession of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance.

The alleged victim of the carjacking left before officers arrived, according to police. At this time, the SUV has not been reported stolen by the owner.

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