Arrest made in December chase that spanned two counties
Luis Daniel Armenta is facing multiple charges in two counties
NORTH ZULCH, Texas (KBTX) - An arrest has been made in connection with a December high speed chase that spanned two counties and left a Madison County Sheriff’s vehicle flipped.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest in a Facebook post Saturday. The post says Luis Daniel Armenta has been identified as the suspect in the incident. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Armenta was arrested in North Zulch on multiple felony warrants out of Madison and Walker Counties.
The Facebook post reads: “Related news - Approximately 3 weeks ago, there was a KBTX article on a vehicle pursuit from Madison County into Grimes County. The suspect was positively identified as Luis Daniel Armenta, and some of the charges listed are a result of that incident. We can now update the article and say that the chase ended in North Zulch.”
On December 10, 2020, the Grimes County Sheriff’s Office confirmed there was a high speed chase that involved several law enforcement agencies. Authorities said DPS troopers started pursuing the suspect in Madison County, who then drove into the Bedias area in Grimes County. Investigators said the suspect ditched the vehicle and ran. Multiple law enforcement agencies searched for the suspect south of Bedias along Highway 90 near Bob Mathews Street.
A Madison County Sheriff’s vehicle flipped during the pursuit. Authorities said the deputy was checked out by EMS and was not in any serious condition.
Investigators say Armenta’s Madison County warrants include manufacturing or delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, evading arrest with a vehicle with previous conviction, evading arrest with previous conviction and possession of marijuana.
Authorities said Armenta’s Walker County warrants include two counts of bond surrender possession of controlled substance and evading arrest with previous conviction.
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