Man charged with hitting TCSO patrol car during pursuit
A man has been charged after authorities say he struck a
Travis County Sheriff's Office patrol car during a pursuit.
On Jan. 24 the Travis County Sheriff's Office responded to
an auto theft in progress in the 15000 block of Ecorio Drive. Deputies say 21-year-old
Paul Conrad Hernandez stole a 2011 White Ford Flex.
As Deputies chased Hernandez, he led them into a parking lot
of an apartment complex. While Hernandez was heading for the parking lot exit,
he struck a deputy's driver side door and mirror as he drove past him.
Deputies say Hernandez continued to evade from five patrol
cars. Hernandez was finally stopped at a dead end street. He ran on foot but
Hernandez has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly
weapon, a second degree felony.