On Saturday night close to 9:30 pm Montgomery Police attempted to stop a Saturn Vue on Flagship Drive in Montgomery. The vehicle failed to yield and a pursuit started. The vehicle traveled south on FM 149 with Montgomery Police joined by Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. MCSO was able to spike the vehicle near Keenan Cutoff. The vehicle then turned around heading northbound. It continued north until it reached a private drive at family members home. The vehicle crossed the front yard and hit a fence near the rear of the home. It was at this point the male identified as Nolen Goodman (also known as Nolen Meadors) fled the vehicle leaving his girlfriend Rosemary Paez in the passenger seat. As units approached the Goodman fired at least one shot in the direction of police. Due to his background and a threat made on a Tomball family member on September 25, along with firing a shot at that family member home several days earlier. In addition, him disappearing into the night in over 20 acres of open field SWAT was activated. Through the night they worked the area. A DPS helicopter with FLIR arrived on the scene. With SWAT on the ground, DPS, Montgomery Police, Montgomery County Precinct 5 and Montgomery County Precinct 2 assisted in both the search and closing FM 149 until almost 5 am. Due to a low ceiling, DPS was unable to return after refueling. Montgomery Police detained Paez and transported her to Montgomery PD for questioning.
Sunday morning Montgomery PD received a tip that Goodman suspect had returned to the home. They responded to the scene and contacted Montgomery County Precinct 1 who in turn notified Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and SWAT. Close to sunset SWAT ordered FM 149 to be closed again near the scene for public safety. With he family out they were able to extract Rosemary Paez close to 10 pm after several canisters of gas were administered. She reported that Goodman was not in the home. This contradicted what SWAT had already learned with their equipment. SWAT was finally able to communicate with Goodman who told them a bomb was in the home and would be set off if they attempted entry. The stand-off continued and after several events through the night SWAT moved in and took Goodman into custody without incident. Paez was charged with hindering apprehension and prosecution of a known felon. Her bond was set at $10,000. Goodman is charged with aggravated assault on a public servant and also a Harris County charge of terroristic threat. He was no bonded.
SATURDAY NIGHT SWAT SCENE