UPDATE: Barricaded subject in custody, charged

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UPDATE: 12:14 p.m.

Midland Police have released more details regarding the barricaded subject that several officers responded to Friday morning on Loop 250.

Police officials say around 3:40 a.m. Friday morning, officers were called to Big Spring and Florida about a stalking call.

When officers arrived they located the suspect’s vehicle and a chase ensued, according to a release.

The chase ended on the north service road of Loop 250 near Big Spring Street.

Police officials say the MPD tactical team was called to the scene and after a few hours of negotiation, the suspect surrendered.

Eddie Villa has since been arrested on federal gun and drug charges as well as stalking and evading charges.


MIDLAND, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – Midland Police are currently on scene of a barricaded subject in a vehicle, according to a release Friday morning.

Police officials say they are on scene in the area of Big Spring and Loop 250.

Residents and drivers are asked to avoid the area of Loop 250 between Garfield and Lamesa.

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