KATY, Texas – A suspect who had an open parole violation warrant for homicide is now in custody after leading Precinct 8 deputies and officers with the Houston Police Department on a chase early Tuesday morning, authorities said.
According to officials, Pct. 8 deputies asked HPD to assist them in the chase, which began as a traffic stop attempt near the Gulf Freeway and Griggs around 12:22 a.m.
The suspect, who has been identified as Justin Dupree Tolliver, 41, reportedly fled all the way to Katy in a white Buick while driving more than 100 mph, investigators said.
During the chase, officials said Tolliver threw a pistol out of the window near SH 228 and the Gulf Freeway interchange as he made his way toward I-10 in Katy.
At one point, authorities said Tolliver called 911 stating he was going to surrender, however, he continued to flee.
Eventually, officials said Tolliver exited at Cane Island Parkway in the 28420 block of I-10 and drove off the roadway, and through a grassy median.
HPD officers said they attempted to perform a PIT maneuver on the vehicle however, Tolliver eventually crashed in the Amazon warehouse parking lot, investigators said.
Tolliver was then taken into custody after a brief standoff where he refused to get out of the car.
Tolliver was then taken into custody after a brief standoff where he refused to get out of the car.[ad_2]