Early on Friday morning, Oct. 30, Garland Police received reports that several subjects were stealing building materials from a residential construction site and loading them in a U-Haul. When officers arrived, they observed the U-Haul in an alley and one subject standing outside.
After officers turned on their flashing lights, the U-Haul immediately sped away, leaving one male subject behind who was apprehended.
The U-Haul fled the scene leading officer’s in a vehicle pursuit. The driver turned south toward LBJ Freeway, through Mesquite and into D a l l a s . With the assistance of Dallas Police Depar tment Air 1 and o ff i c e r s , the driver was taken into custody.
The driver is identified as Ronnie Dale Sullivan, 29, of Dallas. The subject arrested on the scene is identified as Gerald Milton Winters, 37, of Mesquite.
Investigators found roofing materials in the back of the U-Haul believed to be stolen from the construction site.
Officers are attempting to identify a third subject involved who was dropped off from the U-Haul in Dallas during the pursuit. The subject is described as a female with long black hair.
Sullivan is charged with Evading Arrest and Theft with Two or More Previous Convictions. Winters is charged with Theft $750 to $2,500. Officers discovered Sullivan had a Felony Theft Warrant out of Grand Prairie.
Both subjects are in the Garland Jail. The investigation is ongoing.