Driver arrested after leading deputies on pursuit in Wimberley
WIMBERLEY, Texas - A man has been arrested in Hays County after he allegedly led deputies on a pursuit in Wimberley.
Charles Lawrence Howard III, 35, has been charged with third-degree felony driving while intoxicated, third or more; third degree-felony evading arrest with a vehicle; resisting arrest; and reckless driving. Howard has been booked into the Hays County Jail.
The Hays County Sheriff's Office says a deputy attempted a traffic stop for a traffic violation on a vehicle just after 7 p.m. on Sept. 8 on Ranch Road 12. The driver, identified as Howard, fled from the deputy, who initiated a pursuit.
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Charles Lawrence Howard III (Hays County Sheriff's Office.)
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HCSO says the pursuit took place on parts of FM 3237, FM 150, and Ranch Road 12, ending when deputies immobilized his vehicle in the 18000 block of Ranch Road 12 in Wimberley.
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Once the vehicle was stopped, a deputy fired one round from his duty pistol, says HCSO, but no injuries were reported.
The case is still under investigation.