Man arrested for speeding through school zone, claims he was driving 115 mph

NEW CANEY, TX -- A Texas man was arrested by deputies after witnesses said he was driving 95 mph through a school zone.

The Montgomery County Constable Precinct 4 office says Michael Lecompte, 40, was pursued by deputies for a short time before stopping in the 22300 block of Grace Lane.

The Constable's office says Lecompte got out of his car and began walking toward deputies with an object in his hand. He was ordered to the ground and the object turned out to be a large vape.

The suspect told deputies he was actually driving 115 mph, according to the Constable's Office.

Lecompte was arrested for evading arrest, a third-degree felony.
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