Theft suspects lead police on ATV chase - KYTX CBS 19 Tyler Longview News Weather Sports

Theft suspects lead police on ATV chase

Posted: Updated:
Trevor Knigge Trevor Knigge
Jessica Danelle Kerr Jessica Danelle Kerr

From the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office:

NACOGDOCHES CO. (KYTX) - Two Felony arrest were made Wednesday on Cr. 724 in Nacogdoches County and a stolen Polaris ATV was also recovered.

Deputies were dispatched to Cr. 710 in reference to a suspicious vehicle being parked on private land. Upon arrival Deputies identified the vehicle belonging to two known suspects in Nacogdoches County that had been recently been arrested by law enforcement and were out on bond. Deputies gained information that the suspects were possibly riding around on an ATV that deputies believed was stolen out of the city of Nacogdoches recently.

Deputies patrolled the area and located the two suspects' on Cr. 723. Both suspects fled on the ATV side by side machine and deputies pursued them.  The pursuit last for about five minutes, while the suspects went through several private yards and county roads attempting to elude Deputies.  Deputies were able to end the pursuit on Cr. 724 and both suspects were taken into custody.

23-year-old Trevor Knigge, and 28-year-old Jessica Kerr both from Nacogdoches County were arrested for Theft a 3rd felony and Evading arrest with a vehicle a State jail felony.  Knigge was also charged with Resisting Arrest a Class A misdemeanor. 

Both Subjects were booked into the Nacogdoches County Jail.

Sheriff Jason Bridges stated that prior to Wednesday arrest that both subjects were out on bond from previous arrest in Nacogdoches County. Knigge had been arrested four different times in March of this year and has made bond on those charges. He is also currently on probation on another arrest that occurred during the first part of this year. Kerr was also out on bond on two other felony arrests that occurred in January and March of this year.

The recovered ATV that has been valued at $20,000.00 dollar has been turned over to the Nacogdoches Police Department.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Three more defendants plead guilty in 2013 Tyler Motel murder

    Three more defendants plead guilty in 2013 Tyler Motel murder

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:27 PM EDT2014-08-22 22:27:00 GMT
    Three defendants in a 2013 murder pleaded guilty and avoided a trial Friday.More >>
    Three defendants in a 2013 murder pleaded guilty and avoided a trial Friday.More >>
  • Report: Flint girl's hot car death accidental, dad drug-free

    Report: Flint girl's hot car death accidental, dad drug-free

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-08-22 22:24:35 GMT
    Russel Lindstrom, charged with manslaughter in the hot car death of his young daughter was in court Friday morning for a bond-reduction hearing.More >>
    Russel Lindstrom, charged with manslaughter in the hot car death of his young daughter was in court Friday morning for a bond-reduction hearing.More >>
  • Web Exclusive: New law on inheriting online accounts

    Web Exclusive: New law on inheriting online accounts

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:51 AM EDT2014-08-22 13:51:58 GMT
    When someone dies, often their online identity dies as well. A new law in one state, however, is looking to change that.  Think about all of the online footprints and accounts you've made.More >>
    When someone dies, often their online identity dies as well. A new law in one state, however, is looking to change that.  Think about all of the online footprints and accounts you've made.More >>
Powered by WorldNow

CBS19, MYTX & KCEB
2211 ESE Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701
Phone (903) 581-2211
Fax (903) 581-5769

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KYTX. All Rights Reserved. Users of this site agree to the Terms of Service, Privacy Notice/Your California Privacy Rights, and Ad Choices.