Local law enforcement converge on a suspect vehicle in Livingston.
Stupid is as Stupid Does, LIVINGSTON, July 7, 2016 - If you're wanted by the police, if you have illegal weapons in your car, if you have a vehicle with expired registration, then it might be a good idea to NOT DO THINGS THAT WILL ATTRACT THE POLICE TO YOU. At approximately 6:40 am on July 7, 2016, a call came in to the Polk County Sheriff's Office to report an incident of possible road rage. According to a witness, a gold colored BMW sedan was north-bound on US-59 in the vicinity of Goodrich. The vehicle was driving reckless and tried to block another vehicle from passing. When the person did eventually pass, the driver of the BMW stuck a sawed off shotgun out the window pointing it directly at the driver of the other vehicle. THIS IS A DAY AND AGE OF CELL PHONES. The driver of the other vehicle called the Polk County Sheriff's Office. Dispatch radioed out to local units of the alleged incident. Trooper Donny Akers with Texas Highway Patrol was on duty and located the vehicle on Highway 59 in Livingston. Trooper Akers pulled directly behind the vehicle and followed it. The driver, 19 year old Raymond Belowski, of Coldspring, exited to the feeder (near Catfish King and Texas Truck Accessories). Akers followed and initiated a traffic stop. He was quickly joined by Officers from Livingston Police Department, including Brandon Brewer, Kaleb Barker, and Donald Dyson. Additionally, Deputy Victor White with the Polk County Sheriff's Office, and Trooper Nick Hatton arrived to assist.
During the traffic stop, someone in the suspect car attempted to ditch the shotgun. With the danger of possible gun(s) and criminals, Akers took no chances and drew his side arm. Akers pointed his .357 pistol at the car and ordered the driver to put both hands out the window. Belowski complied with Akers' order. He was cuffed and loaded into a Sheriff's patrol unit. Belowski's passenger, Sydney Moody, 26, of Conroe had warrants out for her arrest. She was also cuffed and loaded into a unit. The sawed off shotgun was located near the vehicle in the weeds. Akers also found a club. Both Belowski and Moody were transported to Polk County Jail.
Raymond Belowski is facing weapons charges for pointing the shotgun at people, and two counts of possession of a prohibited weapon (the shotgun and the club), and his vehicle had an expired registration.
Trooper Donny Akers cuffed 19 year old Andrew Belowski and placed him under arrest for numerous weapons charges.
Officer Brandon Brewer escorts 26 year old Sydney Moody to a unit. Moody had mulitple warrants out for her arrest.
Trooper Akers located the sawed off shotgun (12 gauge) in the weeds next to the car. He also found a shotgun shell in the car.
The shotgun was not the legal length.
Akers also found a club in the vehicle (also pictured is Trooper Nick Hatton at left).
Belowski's 2007 BMW 328i also had an expired registration.
Belowksi's vehicle was recovered by Ken's Towing.
Mixi, Molly, and Heidi were on duty for PolkCountyToday.com.
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