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Woman, teen boy facing charges after fleeing New Braunfels police

2 suspects transported to hospital Tuesday with injuries

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NEW BRAUNFELS – An 18-year-old woman and a teenage boy are facing charges after officials say they fled in a vehicle from New Braunfels police and later crashed Tuesday evening.

Police said the woman, identified as Madison Munoz of Katy, Texas, and the 16-year-old boy were both charged with evading arrest, which is a state jail felony. Before being taken into custody, police said the pair were taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries suffered in the crash. 

A 14-year-old San Antonio girl, who was a third passenger in the vehicle, was not injured in the crash and no charges will be filed against her.

Police said the incident stemmed from a verbal dispute between the teen boy and another woman, 18, outside a home in the Dove Crossing neighborhood where he was allegedly trying force her into the vehicle. 

"The investigation into the entire incident is ongoing by the New Braunfels Police Department Criminal Investigations Division and additional charges may be pending," officials said. 

County Line Road Incident Update UPDATE (09-25-19): The investigation into the incident that ended on County Line Road...

Posted by New Braunfels Police Department on Wednesday, September 25, 2019

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Three people were detained by New Braunfels police following an incident where a woman was forced into a vehicle by a man, according to authorities.

The incident occurred in the area of Dove Crossing and Eagle Pass, authorities said. 

After officers arrived at the area, a vehicle fled at a high rate of speed before one of the tires was shot by an officer, police said.

Trey Hill, a homeowner living along County Line Road, said his fence was damaged before the crash ended.

"I looked out the window to see the police officer PIT the car into my fence," Hill said. "My kid actually opened the door when they were opening fire and I kind of yelled at him to close the door. Honestly, I thought about the gun I have inside and was about to go and grab it and then I realized I am not a police officer, so I am going to let them do their job."

The car eventually was forced into a tree by another patrol car, authorities said. 

Two women and a man were taken out of the car, with the man and one of the women transported to Resolute Health Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to police. 

The three are being questioned as part of an investigation, police said.

Hill said he has one message for the driver responsible for Tuesday afternoon's chaos.

"Get your life right man," Hill said. "Find Jesus. If you get your life right, you wouldn't find yourself in this situation."


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Japhanie Gray

From the home of the Seminoles, Japhanie Gray grew up in the town of Osceola, Arkansas. She graduated as the Salutatorian of the Osceola Class of 2011. She attended Arkansas State University, where she participated in the National Association of Black Journalists and the Spanish Honor Society Sigma Delta Pi.