Trooper Ramey Bass loads Samuel Winfield, III, into a unit for transport to Polk County Jail.
Marijuana, Gun, Reckless Driving: What Happened in Goodrich on the Afternoon of February 18, GOODRICH, February 20, 2011 - On the afternoon of February 18, 2011 at approximately 3:30 pm a report of reckless driver was reported to the Polk County Sheriff's Office. The complainant and the suspect was south-bound on US-59 in Livingston. Narcotics Deputy Randy Turner was on patrol in the area and caught up with the suspect car (a green Toyota Yaris) driven by Samuel Winfield, III, 19, of Houston. Two passengers were also in the car. One suspect allegedly fired a gun from the car. The car was finally pulled over on US-59 in south Goodrich. Turner and Trooper Ramey Bass ordered the suspects out of the vehicle at gunpoint. When suspects exhibit deadly conduct, such as firing a gun, then for their own protection, law enforcement will execute a felony takedown which means they'll have their guns drawn and fixed on the suspect(s). One lane of traffic on 59 South was blocked during the incident. The suspects exited the car and were apprehended by Deputy Turner and Trooper Bass. A .308 pistol and marijuana was found in suspects' possession. Driver Samuel Winfield, III, was arrested and charged with reckless driving and possession of marijuana. Passenger Bobby Bun Huot, 23, of Houston, was charged with deadly conduct and possession of marijuana. A second passenger (whose name has not been released) was detained and later released. The suspects car was towed by a rollback wrecker from Fawbush Wrecker Service. The scene was cleared by 4:30 pm.
This suspect was detained, but later released.
Deputy Randy Turner (left) places cuffs on Samuel Winfield, III.
Bobby Bun Huot, 23, of Houston, was charged with deadly conduct and possession of marijuana.
Samuel Winfield, III, 19, of Houston, was charged with reckless driving and possession of marijuana.
The vehicle was towed by Fawbush Wrecker Service.
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