Manhunt terminated in Montgomery County for suspect who led deputies on chase
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas - Montgomery County officials have made an arrest in connection with a suspect who led deputies on a chase.
According to Constable Kenneth "Rowdy" Hayden, a deputy initiated a traffic stop on Wednesday and the vehicle failed to stop, then led deputies on a chase.
The deputy chased the car to Highway 242 in the Pinewood subdivision near the Northcrest Ranch subdivision, officials say.
The pursuit reached speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour on Highway 242.
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Officials said as the pickup attempted to turn onto Big Rivers Road, it veered off the road, and got stuck in a ditch.
Constable Hayden said there were two suspects in the car, and they were able to detain the passenger, later identified as 54-year-old Robert Nobles, of Splendora, into custody. However, the driver ran into the woods.
Following an extensive search operation involving ground units, K9 teams, drones, and a helicopter, Jesus Gonzalez, a 24-year-old resident of New Caney, was apprehended. Gonzalez was placed in custody for the felony charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, possession of a controlled substance, felony evading arrest in a motor vehicle, as well as misdemeanor evading arrest on foot.
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Nobles was taken into custody for multiple felony warrants, including resisting arrest, evading arrest and detention with a vehicle, and possession of a controlled substance.