Man leads deputies on lengthy, high speed chase in N. Harris County

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A man was arrested after leading deputies on a high-speed chase that stretched from Highway 249 to the Eastex Freeway and back again overnight.

According to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded at 11:25 p.m. Monday to a disturbance call between a man and a woman at Fallbrook and the West Sam Houston Parkway.

When deputies arrived at the scene, the man jumped into a Chevrolet Equinox and took off, leading them on a very lengthy chase. 

Deputies said the pursuit went from W. Sam Houston Parkway to Highway 249 outbound, heading to Spring Cypress to Huffsmith Kohrville. They then headed back to Highway 249 inbound, then to FM 1960.

The chase continued through north Harris County all the way to the Eastex Freeway before it eventually made its way back to the North Freeway.

Deputies said when the chase was on the North Freeway heading south, the suspect hit some spikes near Louetta and had to stop at Cypresswood.

He was taken into custody. Deputies said the chase lasted about an hour, and at times, reached speeds of close to 100 mph. 

Deputies said the man faces felony evading charges and possible charges involving the disturbance.


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