VIDEO: Owner Reacts After Horses Help Deputies Nab Fleeing Suspect In Volusia
By Space Coast Daily // January 20, 2019
Dominic Maultsby, 29, arrested
ABOVE VIDEO: Owner reacts after horses helps deputies catch fleeing suspect in Volusia County. (WFTV Video)
VOLUSIA COUNTY, FLORIDA –Volusia County deputies got some unexpected help from horses in a pasture after a suspect authorities were chasing was chased out of a pasture by three horses and arrested by deputies.
The suspect is identified as 29-year-old Dominic Maultsby. He was charged of resisting without violence, two counts of fleeing and attempting to elude, driving while license suspended and violation of probation reference to aggressive battery on a law enforcement officer.
Authorities say they were on patrol when they noticed a vehicle Maultsby was driving had a tag light out and making the license plate illegible.
After deputies turned on their sirens to conduct a traffic stop, the suspect made a U-turn and drove away at a high rate of speed.
The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office then deployed a helicopter and K-9 unit to assist in the chase.
Deputies then deployed spikes to disable Maultsby’s car, after a successful deployment, Maultsby abandoned the car and ran through a horse pasture to avoid deputies.
Three nearby horses in the pasture saw the suspect running and began to give chase after Maultsby.
The horses eventually chased Maultsby out of the pasture, where he climbed over a fence and into deputies’ custody.
Maultsby is being held in jail on no bond.
ABOVE VIDEO: Volusia County deputies got some unexpected help from horses in a pasture after a suspect authorities were chasing was chased out of a pasture by three horses and arrested by deputies.
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