Thomas Pitts Jr. was arrested after running from Greenville officers in a short vehicle pursuit yesterday afternoon. Officers were eventually able to get Pitts to stop, and he was placed in police custody without further incident.
Thomas Pitts Jr was booked into Hunt County Jail on charges of: *Evading Arrest Det W/VEH, *UNL Carrying Weapon *Poss Marij<= 2 OZ Drug Free Zone
We will update story once Greenville P.D releases a statement.
On February 16, 2020 at approximately 3:30 a.m. the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a fight in progress at the Texas Beach Club located at 3771 East Interstate 30, Campbell, TX.
Upon arrival responding Deputies were informed that two male subjects had gotten into a fight and that during the fight one person was stabbed multiple times. The stabbing victim had left the scene prior to their arrival but was located a short time later at a local hospital.
Investigators with the Criminal Investigation Division worked diligently in the following days interviewing all parties involved as well as witnesses. Investigators obtained an arrest warrant for Jamie Morales, 24 year old male from Greenville, Texas for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon.
Mr. Morales was arrested without incident at his residence on February 25th, 2020 and transported to the Hunt County Detention Center. Mr. Morales was arraigned on one count of Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon with a bond of $50,000.00 cash or surety. Mr. Morales is also being held on a charge of Criminal Non Support out of Dallas County with No Bond.
The victim has since been release from the hospital and is recovering.
Sheriff Randy Meeks stated: “I want to commend Investigator Crider for his diligent work on this investigation and getting this violent offender off the streets”.
Cooper ISD released this statement on their Facebook earlier this evening in reference to the school evacuation this afternoon. It has not been said what the treat actually was.
Cooper ISD is grateful for the tremendous support from law enforcement. At this time, local and state officials are confident they have apprehended the subject and that the subject poses absolutely no threat to local students or school buildings. They have also shared great compliments for the quick, decisive action and safe practices of all of our staff. In the words of the state official in charge of this investigation, “this is a school I would want my kids to attend”.
A call-out for parents has been issued and will be in your inboxes shortly, school is cancelled for Friday, January 31st while everyone takes a moment to rest and recuperate. Hopefully, our students and staff will get over their sicknesses at the same time. Looking forward to seeing everyone Monday.
Thank you for your patience and diligence as we strive to take the best possible care of all students and staff.