Huffman leads deputy on high speed chase
Published 7:51 pm Wednesday, December 29, 2021
On December 11, 2021 at approximately 7 p.m., Narcotics Investigator Pitts attempted to conduct a traffic stop on 97.
The driver, Travis Huffman, failed to comply and pull over, a high speed pursuit started. The chase reached speeds in excess of 90 miles per hour and carried over into Montgomery County.
Pitts confirmed the speeds, at one point, were in excess of 100 miles per hour.
According to Pitts, Huffman was actively throwing narcotics out the vehicles window during the pursuit.
Huffman pulled into a residence and fled the scene on foot.
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office assisted with perimeter and the Kilby K-9 unit responded to assist in the search. However, the search which lasted for several hours, was called off due to declining weather conditions according to Pitts.
Warrants have been issued for Huffman.
Pitts confirmed that Huffman has spoken to him via phone and requested to be allowed to turn himself in after Christmas. Pitts denied the request. Huffman then told Pitts he would turn himself in.
As off press time, Huffman has not followed his word to turn himself in and remains at large.
Sheriff Terry Mears urges Mr. Huffman to do the right thing and turn himself in.
Sheriff Mears expresses his gratitude to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and the Kilby K-9 units for their assistance in the search efforts.