Every day a pilot and observer take to the sky in the Houston and surrounding area. Today was an especially busy day for them and a life-saving day. Earlier today Harris County Precinct 4 Constables were searching for burglary of residence suspects in the Greengate Place Subdivision. A perimeter had been set up and the DPS helicopter arrived and started to assist in the search. With high humidity and temperatures near 100 Precinct 4 K-9 Max, who was assisting deputies went down with heat exhaustion deep in the woods. The DPS helicopter landed and transported MAX to the Veterinary Emergency Hospital at I-45 and Spring Cypress where MAX is now expected to make a full recovery. The suspects who were not captured were positively identified and warrants will be issued for their arrest. Continued below…..
Not long after that, a robbery took place in Prairie View and a Waller County Unit became in pursuit out 290 to Highway 6 and then north toward Navasota at speeds of 160 miles per hour. That chase ended when the Hellcat ran off onto the shoulder, lost control, went airborne, and crashed at FM 2 in Grimes County. The driver fled into the woods. Grimes County, Waller County, and TDCJ Dogs worked the area along with the helicopter. A short time ago the robbery suspect was located and taken into custody.