Carjacking suspect leads police on chase from Webster to southeast Houston

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022
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The suspect reportedly ran off after the chase ended in a crash on I-610 near Cullen. Police eventually arrested him, and he now faces a list of charges.

WEBSTER, Texas (KTRK) -- A police chase on the Gulf Freeway overnight started with a carjacking in Webster, according to police.

Webster police reportedly spotted a pickup truck that had been taken in a carjacking, and that's when the pursuit began.

Officers chased the suspect north on I-45 before the pursuit came to an end near I-610 and Cullen in southeast Houston when the driver crashed around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Police said the suspect tried to run away on foot, but officers used a helicopter and K-9s to eventually arrest him.

The suspect is now in jail, facing a list of charges including felony evading and robbery.