Man arrested after deadly crash involving HCSO deputy


HOUSTON — The particular person accused of robbing a comfort retailer, then foremost a Harris County Sheriff’s Workplace deputy on a chase that led to a deadly crash has been arrested, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez confirmed.

The Houston Police Department acknowledged the suspect, Davonte Dwayne Williams, 27, was arrested and faces federal costs. Sheriff Gonzalez tweeted aggravated theft costs are being filed and extra costs are pending. 

Sheriff Gonzalez acknowledged Williams was out on bond for 2 prior conditions of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon when he allegedly stole from a gasoline station and led a deputy on a chase that led to a multi-vehicle crash on Laura Koppe and Lockwood.

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One lady died all through the crash and quite a few different totally different others had been injured, together with two youngsters. 

Williams stays in federal custody.

“Our condolences exit the household of the feminine that misplaced her life through the crash. And we pray for the restoration of our deputy, the 2 babies, and everybody impacted by the crash,” Sheriff Gonzalez tweeted.

The crash stays beneath investigation by the Houston Police Division. 

Radio site visitors of the crash

Radio conversations captured by give some notion into to what occurred.

A deputy could presumably be heard explaining that he seen the potential suspect close to the Eastex Freeway and Tidwell at a CVS pharmacy.

“Tidwell and 59. It’s black, gray Lincoln City Automotive on the CVS, has a crimson masks on and all black. Backing out,” the deputy acknowledged at about 10:49 p.m. “Appears to be like prefer it’s going to be our car.”

One different deputy tells the responder to not flip his lights and siren on as he approaches the suspect.

“Don’t mild ‘em up, so he don’t run from you,” the opposite deputy acknowledged over the radio.

“I feel he simply hit that CVS,” the deputy pursuing the suspect acknowledged. “I already lit him up.”

The pursuing deputy explains that through the chase the suspect is dashing, however there is no such thing as a such factor as a such issue as a site visitors spherical within the interim.

“He’s going at a excessive price of velocity…no visitors,” the deputy acknowledged.

The deputy is heard calling out the path and site of the chase on account of it occurred.

“Eastbound… coming as much as Lockwood. Speeds at 90 miles per hour,” the deputy acknowledged.

That was the final word response acquired from the pursuing deputy ahead of the crash.

“The place you at 110?” one totally different deputy requested the pursuing deputy on the scanner.

One different deputy then radioed in, “He’s unconscious at Lockwood.”

That’s when EMS was dispatched to the scene of the crash.

“We’ve obtained a significant scene out right here,” one totally different male deputy acknowledged.

“We want EMS out right here,” a feminine deputy acknowledged.

Through the same time of the crash, radio conversations from Houston police dispatch may be heard as their officers reply to the scene.

Household reunited with homeless man who rescued HCSO deputy 

Johnny Walker is homeless and was there when the chase led to a deadly crash on Laura Koppe and Lockwood. 

Walker rushed to assist these concerned, together with the deputy.

“And I requested him, I mentioned, ‘For those who can hear me, Sir, shake your head, open your eyes and let me know in the event you can’t speak,’ and he opened his eyes,” Walker acknowledged.

Walker’s sister, Monica Collins seen the tv information security of the crash and acknowledged her brother as definitely considered one of many good Samaritans. For weeks, she and her household thought he might have been killed in a stabbing.  

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She went to the scene and positioned Walker.

“Once we acquired to him, he was merely really upset that he couldn’t help the lady,” Collins acknowledged.

Collins acknowledged they plan to place Walker up in a lodge for the next couple of days, they usually additionally hope to remain concerned.

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