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Big-rig driver in low-speed chase charged with DWI


     A low-speed chase Monday morning involving a tractor-trailer rig resulted in the arrest of a Texas man charged with driving while impaired and more.

     Aman Beshir Juber, 58, of Garland, Texas was charged with driving while impaired, fleeing to elude arrest, reckless driving to endanger, and driving left of center, Columbus County Detention Center records show. He was held there under a $3,000 secured bond.

     A deputy on patrol about 11:30 a.m. Monday spotted the south-bound big rig on U.S. 701 driving about 35 miles per hour in the 55 MPH zone and crossing into the northbound lane, sheriff’s spokeswoman Michelle Tatum said.

     When the deputy activated his lights and siren the truck continued for about five miles, before finally coming to a stop in the 12000 block of James B. White Hwy South in the Sidney area, Tatum said.

     Look for more on this story in the next Tabor-Loris Tribune in print and online.