Wharton County Sheriff’s Office working bailout Friday morning

The Wharton County Sheriff's Office Criminal Interdiction Unit handled a bailout Friday morning.

WHARTON COUNTY, Texas – The Wharton County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Interdiction Unit handled a bailout Friday morning.

Officers conducted a traffic stop, but the vehicle sped away. A short pursuit, the vehicle drove into the brush along the railroad tracks across from Prasek’s Hillje Smokehouse.

Two people, one from Guatemala and one from Honduras, were detained. About four to five people ran south across the railroad tracks. An active search is still being conducted in the area of County Roads 309 and 304.