NOVEMBER 16, 2009
111609 MIB BUST NEW CANEY AUTO THEFT RING
(VIEW PREVIOUS THEFT CAUGHT ON TAPE AT THE CONCLUSION OF THIS STORY)
NOVEMBER 16, 2014
111614 WAUKEGAN BODY FOUND IN ABANDONED VEHICLE
Neighbors started to notice a vehicle parked in the ditch on Willis Waukegan Road at Black Buck just after 6 am Sunday morning. Thinking it was just broken down a call was not made to any law enforcement agency. However, it wasn’t until just after 9 am that the homeowner walked down his driveway and spotted the vehicle. The homeowner saw someone inside and called the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. Units from District 1 responded along with Montgomery County Hospital District and North Montgomery County Fire Department. On their arrival they found a deceased male in his late twenties who had been shot at least one time.
For the next five hours, Montgomery County Detectives covered the vehicle and area investigating the body, at first it was thought to be a suicide but it is now being investigated as a homicide.
Several investigators with the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office including First Assistant Phil Grant also responded to assist in the investigation.
Montgomery County Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Wayne Mack also responded to the scene and ordered Eickenhorst Funeral Directors to transport the victim to the Montgomery County Forensic Center for autopsy and positive identification.
No name was released until positive identification has been made.
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
MEN IN BLACK” RAID PORTER HOME
Late Friday afternoon Montgomery County Precinct 4 Constables spotted a stolen vehicle at 23575 Holly Ridge in Porter. As the vehicle left deputies followed it and did a traffic stop. They arrested the driver Shelton Bounds, and he was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. A female passenger, Leslie Hazelwood was also arrested and charged with criminal trespass of a motor vehicle, and tampering with identification numbers. The deputies then went back to the home and got permission to search the property from the owner. As they got to the back of the property they found two identical stolen trucks. The thieves had been transferring parts from one to the other. It was then the homeowner told them they could no longer search. A search warrant was drawn up and signed and about 2 hours later the search continued. In a shop, out back a stolen landscape machine was found along with several Rigid brand tools which had never been opened in addition a construction lighting tower was recovered. One inside the home found 213 grams of meth. Other arrests at the location include Robert Baker who is charged with engaging in criminal activity and Nicole Cloutiez who is charged with engaging in organized criminal activity. Katie Keller is charged with engaging in organized criminal activity. James Owens is charged with engaging in organized criminal activity. Eric Webster was also charged with engaging in organized criminal activity. In the July of 2013 Precinct, 4 Constables visited the same home where they arrested more than a half dozen on drug charges.
NOVEMBER 16, 2016
111616 HPD SOLO INJURED IN CRASH
Just before 9 pm a Houston Police Motorcycle Officer was traveling northbound on West Lake Houston Parkway. As he approached the intersection of Edge Lake Blvd., in the Waters Edge Subdivision a female driver westbound on Edge Lake failed to stop for the stop sign. As she pulled into the intersection the officer was forced to lay his new motorcycle on the ground. The woman’s Toyota suffered minor damage. The officer was transported to Houston Northeast Hospital in stable condition with facial lacerations. His motorcycle also suffered damage and required a wrecker. During the investigation, a northbound motorist decided to ignore the directions of an HPD officer directing traffic. That driver decided to counter-flow the wrong way into oncoming traffic on West Lake Houston Parkway. He was detained but later released.
NOVEMBER 16, 2018
111618 TWO DEAD IN SPRING SHOOTING
At about 10:45 pm Friday Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported shooting in the 25600 blocks of I-45 in Spring. The reportee reported hearing several shots and seeing someone lying on the ground in the courtyard of the apartment complex and not moving. Units arrived on the scene and found a black male and a white female deceased. An attempt to locate was put out on a black male wearing a hoodie, shorts, and missing a shoe. He was seen running from the scene but they are not sure he was involved. Detectives say it could possibly be a murder-suicide but an autopsy will determine that. Montgomery County Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Wayne Mack who was accompanied by Justice of the Peace Precinct 4 Elect Dunn responded to the scene and ordered Eickenhorst Funeral Directors to transport the two victims to the Montgomery County Forensic Center for an autopsy. The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office and Texas Rangers are also assisting in the investigation.
NOVEMBER 16, 2020
111620 FOSTORIA ROAD WILDFIRE
Just before 11 am Monday as the winds picked up and the humidity dropped a brush fire was reported on Fostoria Road. Units from Cleveland and East Montgomery County arrived at 5 acres burning but moving quickly with the winds. Additional help was called from Bear Creek Fire and Porter Fire. The Texas Forest Service responded with dozers, Commissioner Metts responded with a dozer, Saddle Creek, and EMC Wrecker Services each responded with a skid steer. In addition, several local residents responded with tractors to attempt to cut a fire line. At one point evacuations were ordered on County Road 3802 as flames raced toward the structures. Firefighters however set up a line of defense and held the flames back. In all close to 50 firefighters were on the scene. Splendora Police and the Montgomery County Fire Marshal’s Office also responded with drones to monitor the progression of the fire. there were no injuries. Tuesday humidity levels are forecast to drop drastically just after 10 am at which point the winds are forecast to increase. There is no burn ban for Montgomery County however fire officials are asking the public to refrain from outdoor burning. Crews will remain on the scene tonight to watch for flare-ups.
NOVEMBER 16, 2021
111621 MCSO OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a family disturbance call on Stidham Road at Fenney Road in Conroe just before midnight. Units arrived and learned the male had assaulted his wife and had a rifle outside threatening to shoot the cattle. As deputies arrived the male ran from them armed with a rifle. HE stopped, turned, and raised the weapon, when he did he was shot multiple times. His injuries appeared to be to the hip and shoulder area. He was transported by MCHD to Conroe Regional Hospital in stable condition. A second ambulance was also dispatched to the scene for his wife on location for a medical need however she was treated on the scene and was not transported. There were no deputies injured. The home was the location of another shooting in May of 2019. In that incident, a 12-year-old male shot and killed his 10-year-old brother. Detectives are on the scene along with the Texas Rangers and the Montgomery County District Attorneys Office. Stidham Road remains closed.