Houston SWAT Standoff with Truck Driver

A dramatic standoff in Houston involving a truck driver and SWAT team unfolded on the I-10 East Freeway.

Houston SWAT Standoff with Truck Driver
Image Source: KHOU 11

On December 27, a dramatic standoff occurred on Houston's I-10 East Freeway involving a truck driver and SWAT team. Authorities have identified the driver as Trinidad Cutshall, 42.

Incident Overview: The ordeal began around 1 p.m. when an officer spotted what appeared to be a stalled 18-wheeler. The truck driver, upon noticing law enforcement, began to move, weaving through lanes.

"The Rook" battering ram.

Standoff and Resolution: After spike strips halted the truck, a standoff ensued, leading to the freeway closure. The SWAT team, using "The Rook," entered the truck's cab around 3:30 p.m. Cutshall was extracted and later treated for injuries.

Source: CDL Life

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