December 5, 2023

06.25.18 Two Stories: Accident on 146 North and Police Chase

Two stories, in our first story

This accident occurred Saturday evening on Redwood Drive off Highway 146 North.  According to information gathered at the scene, the pickup in this video was stopped at the red light when this red car ran into the back of it.  No life threatening injuries were sustained.

In our second story, police chase occurred Sunday night —

2018-37430 – On June 24th at 9:27 p.m., officer contacted a subject in a vehicle in the 2000 block of Superior, an area known for high drug activity. As officers were speaking with the driver of the vehicle, later identified as 32 year old Jason Hill of Baytown, the officer smelled the odor of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle. As officers spoke with Mr. Hill he became increasingly nervous and at one point started the car and fled the scene at a high rate of speed. Officers pursued the suspect vehicle and as it approached Airhart Drive the driver began throwing plastic bags out of the window. These bags, which were recovered by responding officers, were found to contain several different types of narcotics, including marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine and prescription pills. Officers continued pursuing the fleeing vehicle outbound on Decker, ultimately making its way to the 2100 block of Allen Street at which time Mr. Hill exited the vehicle and attempted to flee on foot. After running through several yards in attempt to elude capture, Mr. Hill was apprehended by officers and after a short struggled he was taken into custody. Mr. Hill was transported to the Baytown Jail where officers contacted the Harris County District Attorney’s Office and advised them of the facts surrounding the case. Mr. Hill was subsequently charged with multiple counts of Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance with intent to Deliver as well as Felony Evading in a Motor Vehicle/

Lieutenant Steve Dorris

Criminal Investigations Division

City of Baytown Police Department

3200 N. Main

Baytown, Texas 77521

Office: 281-420-6617

Cell: 713-412-1521


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