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Only In H-Town: Aquaman The Cable Bandit



In northeast Houston, a 34-year-old man’s attempt to outrun the police ended up being a classic example of a bad idea gone worse. He was allegedly stealing cable from a church when a Texas Department of Public Safety helicopter spotted him. What followed was a wild chase that culminated in a bayou near the I-610 North Loop at Homestead Road.

Here’s the thing: running from the cops is not just dumb, it’s super dangerous. For starters, this guy’s high-speed getaway put everyone in danger – himself, the police, and anyone else nearby. It turns a small-time crime into a major public hazard. Plus, it rarely works out. In this case, after a risky chase, the suspect crashed his truck into the bayou and tried to hide in the water, which was both desperate and dangerous.

It’s worth noting how this reckless decision put the police officers in a tough spot too. They had to go into the cold, murky water to get him, which is risky and just plain unnecessary. The suspect thought he could outsmart everyone by hiding underwater, but the police helicopter kept track of him the whole time.

So, what’s the takeaway? Running from the police is a lose-lose situation and only in Houston does a man attempt to evade police by hiding under the water like he’s trying to be a hood Navy Seal—in the end…he rang that bell. All jokes aside though Hood News Peeps, it’s not just about getting caught; it’s about the unnecessary risks and chaos it causes. It’s a reminder that doing the right thing and respecting the laws we have is always the smarter move in life.

Grizzy’s Hood News is filmed on location with the men and women of Houston law enforcement.  All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Laughing at them is our right…and our duty and it’s protected by the 1st Amendment.

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