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VIDEO STORIES FROM APRIL 5TH OF YEARS PAST


APRIL 5, 2013
EMU CHASE ON FM 1484 CONROE, TEXAS
Just after 9 a.m. Friday morning a DPS Trooper on patrol spotted an emu next to the roadway at Willis Waukegan and FM 1484. Animal Control was notified as was Montgomery County Precinct 4 Livestock Officer.
With Deputy Squires with Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office keeping traffic slowed in the area and attempting to keep[ the bird off the roadway, Montgomery County Animal Control attempted to get a hood on it and a line around it.
For over an hour the emu paced and ran along the ditch line eluding capture. Several attempts including Facebook messages were used in an attempt to locate the owners.
The who had a visible injury fled into heavy underbrush and into the woods.
He was not captured and is still on the loose.


APRIL 5, 2015
SPRING ROBBERY SHOOTING
At 1:36 am an off duty Harris County Precinct 4 deputy on his way home spotted a young male lying along the road on Spring Cypress Road in front of the Carl Wunsche High School. He was semi-conscious and told the deputy that he had been robbed and shot. Cypress Creek EMS responded to the scene and due to his condition transported him to Ben Taub Hospital in the Texas Medical Center. While en route the victim went into cardiac arrest. Cypress Creek then diverted to Houston Northwest Medical Center where the victim died. A vehicle was found abandon in the intersection of Lexington and Spring Cypress just 100 feet away but Harris County Homicide Detectives have not determined if he was driving that vehicle or not. Harris County Homicide Detectives remain on the scene. Spring Cypress from Old Town Spring to Lexington remains closed as of 5:30 am and will remain as such for some time yet.


APRIL 5, 2015
HARRIS COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE CRASH


APRIL 5, 2016
DRIVER LIFE FLIGHTED AFTER HITTING UTILITY POLE
At approximately 1100 pm a Ford Mustang was traveling southbound at a high rate of speed in the 3900 block of Atascocita at Woodland Hills. The driver went off to the right side of the road, overcorrected and after spinning several times slammed into a utility pole splitting it. He also hit a telephone junction box and water meter. Atascocita Volunteer Firefighters responded to the scene which was just out the station back driveway. The male victim was entrapped. He was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston by Life Flight in critical condition


APRIL 5, 2018
SH 105 FATAL CRASH
Just after 3pm a rain shower crossed SH 105 between Cut and Shoot and Cleveland. Moments later an eastbound Saturn attempted to avoid a collision as a vehicle in front of him turned into a private drive. The Saturn went toward the ditch before coming back to the road and crossing into the westbound lanes of SH 105. A Ford F-150 pickup which was westbound could not avoid the crash and hit the Saturn head-on. The male in the Saturn was pronounced deceased on the scene by Montgomery County Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace James Metts. He ordered Eickenhorst Funeral Directors to transport the victim to the Montgomery County Forensic Center for autopsy. The driver of the truck suffered A broken leg. The victim was not wearing a seat belt. SH 105 remains closed with backups to Conroe and Cleveland. Old 105 which was being used for an alternate was also closed after an 18-wheeler trying to navigate the narrow road collided with a pickup.


APRIL 5, 2018
WRONG WAY DRIVER PURSUIT US 59
Just after 7 pm, a female driver was northbound in the southbound feeder of US 59 at Townsend. As she approached the southbound exit for Hamblen Road she cut off a Ford SUV causing that driver to flip his vehicle. He was not injured. The driver then entered the southbound main lanes of US 59 at the Hamblin McClellan Road exit striking several construction barrels. She then started driving northbound at a high rate of speed. As she crossed Northpark one of the barrels wedged under her car flew out into the main lanes. Multiple calls came into various agencies. A Montgomery County Deputy spotted the female near FM 1314 and attempted to stop her. The deputy traveling directly behind her with lights, siren and running at speeds close to 100 mph. At SH 99 the Patton Village Police Chief joined in as he left an EMCID event. The chase continued north in the southbound main lanes of the freeway. In addition Roman Forest, Patton Village, DPS and Splendora assisted Montgomery County. Several motorists MCPR talked to credit the deputy going the wrong way behind the driver with his overhead lights with other drivers not crashing. Wayne King of Cleveland said if it wasn’t for the slow down move over a law he would have been hit head-on. As it was he saw the lights coming at him and went to the center lane barely missing being hit. The chase continued to Fostoria Road where she exited onto US 59 where it turns into 4 lanes with a grassy median. She attempted to turn onto Morgan Cemetery just south of Anderson Ford. That’s where police took her down at gunpoint. MCSO was conducting a field sobriety test on the female as HPD worked the crash on in Harris County at Hamblin Road. Patton Village Police Chief Shannon Sharp said in over 34 years of law enforcement he has never seen a chase like the one he witnessed tonight. He said he had a death grip om the steering wheel with all the traffic coming head-on at them. At one going he said speeds went to 120 mph. He said tonight was a night he got down on his knees after the event.

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