Police arrest suspect who allegedly fired at officer during traffic stop

- Conroe police have apprehended Raymond Cole Lynch, 27, who was identified as the suspect who fired a handgun toward one of its officers during a traffic stop early on Tuesday morning.

Lynch is in custody at the Montgomery County Jail without bond. 

The following law enforcement agencies helped the Conroe Police Department in the search for Lynch:

  • Texas Rangers
  • US Marshal's Office
  • Huntsville Police Department
  • Walker County Sheriff’s Office
  • Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
  • Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office

Lynch's family also cooperated with Conroe police to help bring him into custody.

A warrant for Lynch was issued on Tuesday, March 27 for aggravated assault against a peace officer.

Police say Conroe officers stopped the driver of a black Lexus passenger car on the northbound Interstate 45 feeder road near Gladstell Street at around 4:10 a.m. on March 27. As an officer approached the window of the Lexus, police say, the driver began firing a handgun at the officer and the officer fired his weapon at the driver.

The officer was not injured.

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