Man in stolen semi truck tries working over police officer at excessive speeds

A person is in jail after making an attempt to run over a police officer throughout a hit-and-run investigation in Texas earlier this month. 

The incident occurred on Saturday, October eighth on the Circle G Truck Cease in Gonzales, Texas. 

The Gonzales Inquirer experiences that officers initially responded to the truck cease to research a hit-and-run incident. The sufferer within the hit-and-run advised Sgt. Martinez {that a} man had struck his automobile after which ran off on foot. As Sgt. Martinez spoke with the sufferer, a semi truck started heading towards him at a excessive fee of velocity.

The semi truck then struck the sufferer’s automobile as Sgt. Martinez and the sufferer managed to scramble out of the truck’s approach, avoiding critical harm. The drive of the influence between automobiles despatched the sufferer’s automobile throughout a roadway and right into a pasture on the alternative aspect of the street. The suspect then fled the scene northbound on US Freeway 183. 

The semi truck then entered the alternative lane of site visitors and struck a number of automobiles earlier than turning onto Saint Joseph Road and coming to a cease. The driving force, later recognized as 34-year-old Johnny Ray Longoria Jr., then exited the semi truck and bumped into the 400 block of Village Drive.

Officers finally caught Longoria on foot and positioned him underneath arrest. Investigation into the incident revealed that Longoria had been the one who struck the sufferer’s automobile the primary time earlier than stealing the semi truck and utilizing it to strike the automobile a second time. 

Longoria was initially charged with aggravated assault with a lethal weapon, unauthorized use of a motorized vehicle, and evading arrest or detention with a motorized vehicle, however was later charged with much more critical crimes. 

“Upon additional investigation, (viewing in automotive movies, acquiring witness and sufferer statements), Johnny Ray Longoria has been charged with two counts of tried capital homicide of a peace officer or Fireman (first-degree felony) and 5 counts of aggravated assault with lethal weapon (second-degree felony),” GPD Lt. Jason Montoya stated. “These costs are along with the aggravated assault with a lethal weapon, unauthorized use of motorized vehicle, and evading arrest or detention with a motorized vehicle.”

Longoria is presently in jail on $890,000 bond. Nobody was critically harm within the incident.

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