Texas officer killed in alleged capital murder
Officer Bryan Mitchell Hebert was retrieving road spikes from his trunk when he was killed
Bond was set at $250,000 Saturday for 30-year-old John Wesley Nero of Beaumont in Southeast Texas. He remained in a hospital in serious condition for injuries he sustained in the Friday night crash.
Beaumont Police Chief Frank Coffin said 36-year-old Officer Bryan Mitchell Hebert (HE'-burt) was retrieving road spikes from his trunk to try to stop the SUV when the vehicle struck the patrol car head-on, pushing it into the officer.
Hebert, who served 10 years with the department, was pronounced dead at a hospital.
Police say the suspect had assaulted his mother and grandmother Friday evening.
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