MCSO MEDIA RELEASE
SOUTH MONTGOMERY COUNTY – On 10-27-2009 at 0219 hours, MCSO patrol units were dispatched to the Texaco Gas Station located at 24627 I-45 in reference to a robbery in progress. Units arrived at the location and found that four males entered the store and robbed and beat the clerk at gunpoint. The suspects fled the location in a white Mitsubishi Montero. A witness was pulling into the gas station as the suspects were robbing the clerk. The witness followed the suspect’s vehicle down numerous streets while on the phone with dispatch. The witness advised that the suspects fired at him at least one time while he was chasing them. The witness chased the suspect’s vehicle into the old Wal-Mart parking lot on Sawdust Road.
Patrol units arrived and engaged in pursuit with the suspect vehicle. The suspect vehicle exited the Wal-Mart parking lot heading west on Sawdust road, where it then wrecked out in the 90 degree turn into a fence. Four suspects exited the vehicle and fled into the adjacent field. Three suspects were initially caught and arrested not far from the scene of the accident and the fourth suspect was located and arrested walking in the area at approximately 0800 hours. The gun used in the commission of the robbery was recovered as well as numerous items stolen from the clerk including the money.
Arrested: Michael Duane Honc WM DOB: 02-09-1992 (17 yoa) of New Caney. Shonnerek Falls BM DOB: 06-20-1992 of Spring. Kevin Lee Williams BM DOB: 06-01-1992 (17 yoa) of Spring and a 14 yoa juvenile from Spring whose name is not being released due to his age.
Detectives from the Major Crimes Unit responded to the scene and all of the actors in this robbery were arrested and charged with Aggravated Robbery and Evading Arrest (Vehicle) and will be booked in the Montgomery County Jail later this morning.