MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- Authorities say a man has been charged after he drove away during a traffic stop, dragging a trooper several feet.
Russell Patrick Richards, 35, was arrested for aggravated assault of a public servant and evading arrest.
DPS troopers say they stopped Richards on IH-45 southbound Wednesday night. According to authorities, Richards drove away, dragging a trooper.
The trooper was transported to Conroe Regional Medical where he was treated for minor injuries, and later released.
Authorities searched for Richards for hours before he was apprehended in a wooded area near Tuscany Woods Dr.
Man arrested after fleeing traffic stop, dragging trooper
More TOP STORIES News