Texas City Aggravated Robbery/ Car Jacking
Galveston County Sheriff's Office
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   MOST WANTED - Galveston, Harris, Victoria, Texas DPS
ߦ   Bank Robbery
ߦ   Biker Seriously Injured In Crash With Auto
ߦ   Drug Kingpin Sentenced To 21 Years In Federal Pen
ߦ   Pari Sentenced In Organized Criminal Activity
ߦ   Special Crime Alert - Armed Robbery
ߦ   27 rescued from Nueces River in Uvalde County after flash flooding in Chalk Bluff Park
ߦ   'A Slap in the Face': FL Police Unions Urge Miami Dolphins Boycott After Anthem Protests
ߦ   Animal Shelter Free Adoption Event
ߦ   Biker Killed In League City Motorcycle Crash
ߦ   Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Freeport
ߦ   Constables I.D. Robbery Suspect Via Facebook
ߦ   Emotional Survival for Law Enforcement: A Guide for Officers and Their Families
ߦ   Paris Police Dept - Activity/Arrests Summary
ߦ   Paris Police Release Photos of Serial Burglar
ߦ   Texas City Murder Victim Identified
ߦ   Woman Jailed For Assaulting Deputies
ߦ   Wounded Santa Fe High School officer John Barnes takes mound at Astros game
ߦ   “The Trooper”
ߦ   Animal rescue group says dumped pit bull died after suffering physical and sexual abuse
ߦ   Indian Country Gang Dismantled
ߦ   K-9 officer killed, driver dead after Virginia State Police troopers exchange gunfire with driver
ߦ   Man charged after fatally shooting stepdaughter, injuring wife in Galveston Co.
ߦ   Man wanted in Bandera County for series of burglaries
ߦ   Serial rapist sentenced to life in prison
ߦ   Seven Sent to Prison for Katy Bank Robbery
ߦ   COPLINE National Law Enforcement Officers HOTLINE
ߦ   Attorney General Sessions addressed recent criticisms of law enforcement
ߦ   Attorney: Cop-Killer's Reputation Would Be Ruined By Fingerprinting On Camera
ߦ   Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Port Aransas
ߦ   Corpus Christi Man Gets Life in Prison for Multiple Sexual Exploitation Crimes
ߦ   Extortionists Increasingly Using Recipients' Personal Information to Intimidate Victims
ߦ   Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office Earns Best Practices Award!
ߦ   Galveston Stabbing Victim Identified
ߦ   Indictment Returned In Santa Fe School Murders

   Next >>
 
Search Archives:



January 19, 2018
PRESS RELEASE



At approximately  5:15 am, Deputies from the Galveston Sheriffs Office were notified of an Aggravated Robbery/ Car Jacking in Texas City. A white Kia Soul was taken during the commission of this offense, and they immediately set up to watch for the vehicle. Soon thereafter, a Sheriff’s Office Sergeant observed a vehicle matching the description traveling north on State Highway 3 in Dickinson. He then pulled in behind the vehicle and verified the license plate as the stolen vehicle. He initiated a traffic stop near the intersection of SH3 and FM 517, when the actor refused to yield and fled in the stolen vehicle.

A pursuit of the vehicle led through the streets of Dickinson, and back into Texas City, where the County units were joined by Texas City Police Department. After attempting to elude  law enforcement into a neighborhood, the suspect then fled on foot, leaving the vehicle in drive and unoccupied. The vehicle careened out of control and struck two unoccpied vehicles parked in a driveway, one of which was a Galveston County Sheriff’s unit.

The suspect was captured near the scene a short time later. He is identified as 35 year old Asian male, Quang Van Mai. He was booked into the Galveston County Jail with bonds totaling $120,000 for UUMV and Felony Evading in a Vehicle. Aggravated Robbery charges are still pending with the Texas City Police Department. There were no known injuries associated with this event. The value of damage to property is not yet known.

Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
  Facebook   Share link on Twitter Tweet  
© 1999-2018 The Police News. All rights reserved.