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UPDATE: Man who fled deputies near Floresville still at large




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Wilson County News
July 17, 2013, | 10,414 views | 90 comments

FLORESVILLE -- A suspect who fled Wilson County Sheriff’s Office deputies north of here July 16 remains at large. He is described as a white male standing 5 feet, 9 inches tall, with a shaved head and last seen wearing tan shorts and no shirt.

Wilson County Sheriff Joe D. Tackitt Jr. said today that at approximately 2 p.m. July 16, the suspect allegedly was involved in a road-rage incident on C.R. 106 near the Atascosa County line. The victim called the sheriff’s office after the suspect fled, Tackitt said.

While en route to the scene, deputies observed the suspect’s vehicle on F.M. 536 and gave chase. But a blown tire prompted the man to park the vehicle near the Picosa Ranch. He then fled on foot.

Tackitt said he and 10 deputies established a perimeter in the area of F.M. 1303, F.M. 536, and C.R. 117. Two Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers joined the search. Attempts to gain assistance from a DPS helicopter crew were unsuccessful, the sheriff said, as all nearby helicopters were down for maintenance. Attempts are being made to positively identify the suspect, and an arrest warrant is pending.

Anyone with information about the suspect's whereabouts is asked to call the Wilson County Sheriff's Office at 830-393-2535. Those wishing to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers of Wilson County at 830-393-INFO (4636) or http://bit.ly/NDrIut.
 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
July 25, 2013 4:23am
 
Something else to say 2......As usual I awoke well before dawn looking forward to reading your Jay Carney type of dance explaining the untruth about the retention rate of deputies that you published. Nothing ? Oh well, ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
July 24, 2013 3:39pm
 
Something else to say 2.......Help, I've fallen down and can't reach my beer. :) Federal worker with in step raises.....nice.....It appears that county workers have received raises on a regular basis during the past years. ... More ›

 
Something else to say 2  
July 24, 2013 2:48pm
 
Grouch, They stay because of loyalty. I guess you have never been loyal to someone before. I did not say 80%, must of been someone else. Because there is not 80% of them still there. What has been aired here is very well known ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
July 24, 2013 2:28pm
 
Something else to say 2......There you go again. Ignoring facts. Someone recently stated that eighty percent of the WCSD is staffed by personnel that have been there for over five years. I'm not sure if that applied to ... More ›

 
Hopeful  
Wilson County  
July 24, 2013 12:54pm
 
SETS2, I do completely agree with you that the some of the deputies I have personally dealt with are remarkable officers and definitely deserve to be treated/paid better. Hopefully if the office does not get the raise they are ... More ›

 
Something else to say 2  
July 24, 2013 12:40pm
 
Hopeful, I guarantee it isn't because of the "superiors" as you have mentioned It is the PAY!! You can drive 20-30 minutes to Karnes county and get paid about $5,000-8,000 more per year to be a deputy there. This ... More ›

 
Hopeful  
Wilson County  
July 24, 2013 12:30pm
 
I've been following what people are saying and would just like to throw in my theory. It is currently difficult to let go of deputies/jailers/dispatchers because it is incredibly difficult to find replacements. There have been ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
July 24, 2013 12:21pm
 
MM....especially those who think or meditate in silence.

 
William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
July 24, 2013 11:46am
 

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
July 24, 2013 11:44am
 
Some time the nom de plume chosen by the authors of these posts tells us a lot about the person.

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