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Two county, 30+ mile pursuit

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Around 2:30 a.m. on October 8, Conroe Police responded to a reported burglary of a motor vehicle in progress in the 1000 block of Gladstell Street. Upon arrival officers located a white Dodge pickup that appeared to have been forcibly entered. The initial information received indicated that two males in a gray Dodge pickup attempted to break into the white truck, and possibly steal items inside.

Initial descriptions of the suspects were a white male driver and black male passenger. The black male allegedly made entry into the white Dodge truck and caused damage to the locking mechanism. The suspects left the scene in the gray Dodge truck. The description of the suspect vehicle was broadcast to patrol units, who subsequently located that vehicle in the 600 block of S. Frazier Street.

Officers attempted a traffic stop on the vehicle, however, the driver of the vehicle attempted to evade the officers. Officers initiated a pursuit which went from South Frazier Street to Gladstell Street, then to southbound I-45 toward Houston. Local agencies including the Shenandoah Police Department, Oak Ridge Police Department, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, Montgomery County Precinct 2 Constable’s Office, and other agencies notified about the pursuit.

Shenandoah Police deployed spike strips, deflating the suspect vehicle’s two right tires. Near the Montgomery / Harris County line, the Harris County Sheriff’s office joined in.
The chase continued at speeds near 70 MPH with the suspect vehicle traveling on two right side rims to the Beltway.

They continued east on the Beltway to Aldine Westfield, exiting there and continuing east on the feeder.

In the 1500 block of Crosswinds the suspects turned south, finally running up and over the curb right on the Houston city limits. They attempted to flee on foot but were taken into custody.

The pair was in a stolen truck from Humble and appeared to be attempting to steal another one in Conroe.

The pursuit covered approximately 32.5 miles and the highest speed of the pursuit exceeded 100 miles per hour. The two occupants of the suspect vehicle matched the descriptions of those given at the time the original burglary of a motor vehicle was reported. The suspects were identified and charged with the following offenses:

(Driver) Nickolas Robertson, 23, charged with Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle (State Jail Felony); Evading in a Motor Vehicle, (Enhanced, 3rd Degree Felony); Possession of Marijuana, (Misdemeanor B)

(Passenger) Peirre Leblanc,20, charged with Attempted Theft of Property; (Misdemeanor A); Criminal Trespass,(Misdemeanor B)

Robertson is currently on parole for theft over $200,000. On February 27, 2007 he was sentenced to 8 years in TDCJ for the theft charge and on March 17, 2005 he was sentenced to 10 years for criminal trespass.

LeBlanc is charged with criminal trespass and theft of property of over $1500 but less than $20,000. He missed his anniversary by only a day. On October 7, 2006 he was arrested for Unauthorized Use of a motor vehicle and given 3 years probation in Harris County. On October 26, 2008 LeBlanc was charged with criminal trespass and was sentenced to 45 days probation. A year earlier, he was sentenced to 130 days for burglary of a motor vehicle all in Harris County. LeBlanc in the Montgomery County jail on a total of $1,500 in bonds.

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