Houston police release mugshots of suspects accused of damaging police vehicle, striking police officer during protests

Derek Hall (L) andTravis Martin (R)
Derek Hall (L) andTravis Martin (R) (KPRC)

HOUSTON – Houston police released mugshots of two suspects Monday night, one who was accused of striking a police officer with a car and the other accused of damaging a police car during protests last week.

Friday

On Friday, police said 32-year-old Travis Martin shattered the windows of an HPD patrol vehicle near the intersection of Capital and La Branch. The moments after the damage were captured on KPRC 2′s live broadcast of the protests downtown.

Martin faces a felony criminal mischief charge, police wrote in a tweet Monday.

Travis Martin, 32, is accused of shattering the windows of a police vehicle during a protest in Downtown Houston on Friday, May 29, 2020. (Image from Houston Police Department) (KPRC)

Saturday

The next day, a Houston police officer was struck by a car by a suspect near the police brutality protests near Emancipation Park Saturday night, according to HPD.

Police say 40-year-old Derek Hall is accused of attacking several people with a wooden post.