MONTGOMERY COUNTY MAN JAILED FOLLOWING HIGH SPEED CHASE
(Red Oak) A Montgomery County man faces multiple charges after leading law enforcement in a high-speed chase through the county Saturday evening.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says 49-year-old John Wayne Strait, of Red Oak is charged of eluding, failure to have a valid license and speeding.
Montgomery County Deputies radared a motorcycle approximately ¼ of a mile west of the Highway 34/48 intersection on Highway 34 going well in excess of the posted speed limit. When deputies tried to stop the motorcycle, Waite took off leading law enforcement on a chase that wound through the counties secondary roads. He finally yielded to the deputies in the 1600 block of 180th Street where he was taken into custody.