Golfers who had been hitting the hyperlinks at Cypress Lakes Golf Course earlier this week bought an sudden obstruction – a police chase involving a Vary Rover driving onto the course.
One of many golfers, Philip Morgan, captured the black luxurious SUV blow-through their sport with a constable deputy following proper behind.
“Then, I noticed a police automobile and it was like being in Grand Theft Auto,” Morgan recalled. “It was sort of excessive.”
The 2 folks contained in the Vary Rover, later recognized as 20-year-old Gray Martinez and 19-year-old Trevor Passmore, saved driving when the deputy tried to drag them over for a visitors cease.
“I am simply glad no one bought harm, as a result of there have been lots of people on the golf course so that would have resulted in a horrible approach,” Morgan mentioned.
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In line with a information launch from Precinct 4, the constable’s Particular Operations Unit tried the cease, however the driver refused to conform. That led to a quick pursuit ensuing within the driver dropping management and crashing within the Fairfield subdivision.
The 2 males left the car behind on foot and a fringe was shortly established, the constable’s workplace mentioned.
Sources informed ABC13 that Martinez dropped an AK-47 when he ran from the automobile and Passmore was in his swimming pool earlier than being taken into custody.
“With the help of a Constable Canine, the motive force was apprehended and recognized as Gray Martinez. Whereas taking him into custody he spit on a deputy,” a constable’s workplace information launch learn.
As a part of asserting the arrests, the constable’s workplace posted images of every suspect, handcuffed whereas sporting simply swim trunks. Martinez, particularly, appeared to have been bleeding within the face.
The identical morning the pursuit happened, Martinez was anticipated in court docket for a pursuit that Precinct 4 mentioned he led them on in December of 2021.
Sources mentioned in that case, he was out of the automobile with the deputy, handed over his driver’s license after which ran again to his car and took off.
The pursuit went on for 5 miles earlier than it was terminated in some unspecified time in the future on the Northwest Freeway.
The deputy went to the handle listed on Martinez’s driver’s license, in response to sources, and met together with his mother and father. He later turned himself in.
This week, each people had been booked into the Harris County Jail. Martinez’s bond was set at $30,000 for prices together with felony evading in a motorcar and harassment of a public servant.
Passmore was charged with evading arrest, with a bond set at $100.
The constable’s workplace did not instantly disclose the explanation for the unique visitors cease.
ABC13 reached out to attorneys for each males however has not heard again.
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