POLICE Department

Suspect Arrested, Charged in Incident at 10230 FM 521

March 29, 2016 - Charges have been filed against a suspect who was arrested following an incident in which he pointed a weapon at HPD officers during a pursuit that ended at 10230 FM 521 about 1:40 p.m. on Monday (March 28).  

The suspect, Jose Luis Orta (H/m, 46), is charged with evading arrest, felon in possession of a weapon, and two counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver in the 179th State District Court.  

A photo of suspect Orta is attached to this news release.  

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant N. Ruland and Officer R. Klementich reported:  

HPD Southwest Patrol Division Tactical Unit officers attempted to execute a warrant at 14119 Fleetwell when suspect Orta fled the scene in a pickup truck.  Patrol officers then initiated a vehicle pursuit.  During the pursuit, Orta displayed a shotgun and pointed it out the window at officers.   The pursuit continued to a private ranch at the above address in Brazoria County where Orta was taken into custody.  He was found to be in possession of two shotguns and narcotics.  
Christopher James Jackson

Jose Luis Orta

VHS/JKS/KJS 3-29-16
Inc. #039455316

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