MONTGOMERY COUNTY, TX --
Authorities in Montgomery County had to fish a fugitive out of the water early this morning. Officers say the suspect ran from them when they tried to pull him over around 1:30am. During the chase, the suspect used dirt roads and even traveled in the wrong direction in his attempt to lose police.
The suspect finally ran off the road near the Eastex Freeway and Fostoria in Splendora, where he plunged the vehicle into a small lake. He then tried to hide under water before officers pulled him out.
It turns out he's wanted for failure to comply as a sex offender. Police also arrested his female passenger.