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Man accused of towing stolen RV trailer, authorities say

Edward Hood also found to be in possession of controlled substance

Booking photo of Edward Hood (Photo courtesy of the Harris County Constable Pct. 4 Office)
Booking photo of Edward Hood (Photo courtesy of the Harris County Constable Pct. 4 Office)

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A man accused of towing a stolen RV trailer with his vehicle was charged with theft, the Harris County Constable Pct. 4 Office said.

A deputy performed a traffic stop Saturday on a vehicle in the 2900 block of North Beltway 8 West after being flagged down by a concerned motorist in reference to the vehicle being suspicious. Authorities said the vehicle was stopped because of a traffic violation.

An investigation revealed the RV trailer being towed by 46-year-old Edward Hood's vehicle was stolen, but had not yet been reported as such out of Montgomery County, authorities said. Hood was also found to be in possession of a controlled substance.

"Hood was arrested and charged with theft $30,000 - $150,000 / possession of a controlled substance and booked into the Harris County Jail. His bond has been set at $15,000 at this time," Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman said. "The case is set to be heard in County Criminal Court 351."

Authorities said Hood was taken into custody without incident.