A suspected drunken driver in Houston led sheriff’s deputies on a chase early Sunday earlier than lastly coming to a cease and rising from the vehicle carrying a child, authorities stated. 

A Harris County deputy noticed a white Ford pickup “driving erratic” round 1:35 a.m., Lt. Okay.R. Benoit stated. The deputy tried to make a site visitors cease, however the driver refused to cease and a chase ensued, Benoit stated. 

A deputy holding the infant. 

A deputy holding the toddler. 
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The pursuit went on for practically 13 miles, with the driver at instances topping 100 mph. He finally stopped and received out of the vehicle “with a child in hand,” Benoit stated. 

Deputies after the pursuit. 

Deputies after the pursuit. 
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Benoit described the driver as a Hispanic male in his late 20s or early 30s. 

Officers arrested the driver and found three other children in the truck. Their ages ranged from an toddler to eight eights years outdated, Benoit stated. None have been injured. Their relationship to the driver was not clear. 


The driver’s white Ford. 
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The driver, whose identification was not launched, is going through a number of felony prices, together with a potential DWI. 

It was not instantly clear if he had retained an legal professional who might communicate on his behalf.