Driver flees from law enforcement in Chambers County

Published 2:01 pm Tuesday, April 30, 2019

PRESS RELEASE — At approximately 10 a.m., the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office Communications dispatched a reckless driver call over the radio for a Chevrolet pickup truck towing a trailer. 

Chambers County deputies observed the vehicle and activated emergency lights to initiate a traffic stop on the vehicle.  The driver did not stop and fled in the vehicle.

 The driver fled from law enforcement through two counties and continued eastbound on Interstate 10 into Orange County. 

With the assistance of Vidor Police Department, the vehicle was spiked near mile marker 862.  With a punctured tire, the driver failed to stop and continued eastbound on the Interstate where he was stopped by Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Troopers, near State Hwy. 62. 

The driver, 30-year-old Kyle Ray Cox of Mesquite, Texas, was immediately taken into custody. 

Cox was taken before a magistrate in Orange County and then transported back to Chambers County. 

He will be booked into the Chambers County jail on the charge of evading arrest.  

The arrest of Kyle Cox  was a collaborative effort between Vidor Police Department, Orange County Sheriff’s Office, Chambers County Sheriff’s Office and DPS.