Due to numerous complaints regarding traffic violations in Bennett Estates Subdivision, Precinct 4 Constable Kenneth “Rowdy” Hayden increased patrols there. Wednesday afternoon, that resulted in a felony arrest and the recovery of stolen property.
A deputy was parked, monitoring traffic in the 11400 block of Calhoun Road when an orange 4-wheeler passed him at a high rate of speed. The deputy attempted to initiate a traffic stop, but the suspect refused to comply.
The deputy continued to pursue the suspect, who turned into a wooded area and became stuck, allowing the deputy to exit his vehicle and approach the suspect on foot.
The suspect resisted arrest, but the deputy managed to take him into custody. The 4-wheeler was reported stolen in 2008 and can now be returned to its rightful owner.
Bo Lee Richmond, 30, of Conroe is charged with third-degree felony Evading Arrest or Detention Using a Motor Vehicle; class A misdemeanor Theft; and Resist, Arrest, Search or Transport (class A misdemeanor)
Richmond also had outstanding warrants for Violate Promise to Appear and Driving While License Suspended.