- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 15, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - An Austin man has been charged with felonies after police say he stole three luxury vehicles, burglarized a bank and led police on a slow-speed chase.

The Austin American-Statesman reports (https://bit.ly/ZrQ7i5 ) 23-year-old Damian Armstrong was being held Tuesday on five felony charges. He was arrested Sunday after Austin police say he fled in a 2014 Porsche Cayenne SUV valued at $122,000.

Police say he stole the vehicles and other items from a dealership before breaking into a bank and triggering an alarm.

Police say Armstrong left an SUV hatch open, which activated a speed-control feature during the chase. Police shot him twice with a stun gun when he exited to close the hatch.

Armstrong is being held at the Travis County Jail on $225,000 bond. Online records didn’t indicate an attorney.


Information from: Austin American-Statesman, https://www.statesman.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide