Three arrested after high speed chase (Press Release)

by Public Information Officer, Wednesday, March 04, 2015, 15:28 (1019 days ago)

Arrested: Christian Campos, DOB 9/22/1991
Arrested: Jose Luis Moreno, DOB 10/05/1994
Arrested: Cynthia Cortez, DOB 10/22/1987
Assisting agencies: Abilene Police, Taylor County Sheriff, Department of Public Safety, Jones County Sheriff, Merkel Police

ABILENE TX- On Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at approximately 4:20 pm, police were called to the 2400 block of Fannin for a disturbance with possible shots fired. The victim in this incident said the suspect, identified as Christian Campos, had confronted him about where he was parking. The victim says Campos pulled a gun on him and threatened him. The gun was reportedly discharged into the air. Campos then fled the scene in a black Cadillac CTS with his girlfriend and their 6-month old infant in the car.

The victim followed the suspect in his vehicle and called police to give the location of the car. While following the suspect, the victim says Campos fired another round, this time at the victim’s car. The suspect then sped away. Police located the victim in North Abilene on CR 2404. He subsequently gave the account of the incident to police and was released.

Abilene officers located the suspect and attempted to detain him. He fled in a vehicle, necessitating a pursuit. When the suspect drove across a field, the pursuit ended. Campos drove to Merkel and stopped at a store where he got out. He then got into a black Chevrolet Impala with two other adults and three children. The Impala was later stopped by police near Tye at approximately 5:45 pm. All three adults were arrested. Child Protective Services responded to the scene and took custody of the children. They were unharmed.

Christian Campos: Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon, 3F Evading Arrest, 1F Deliver of Controlled Substance, 2F Endangering Child, Tampering with Evidence and Class A- Unlawful Carrying of Weapon.
Cynthia Cortez: 2F Possession of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Carrying of Weapon, Class B- Possession of Marijuana
Jose Luis Moreno: SJF Possession of Controlled Substance, 2 Felony warrants for Burglary of Habitation, Unlawful Possession of Firearm by Felon

[image]Christian Campos
[image]Cynthia Cortez
[image]Jose Moreno

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