Police say a man who did not pay for gas led them on a high speed chase in Bell County.
It happened on New Year's Eve.
The chase began after a trooper saw someone speeding after not paying for gas at the BP Kwik Mart in Coldiron.
The pursuit, which involved several officers, ended 17 miles later at a roadblock.
39-year old Samuel Crider of Wallins was arrested and faces several charges.
Police say he will undergo a mental evaluation.