Cops say Deputy Gomez hung on for dear life as Raul Lopez allegedly drove off with him on the side of his truck on what was supposed to be a routine traffic stop.
Cops say this is the truck that Raul Lopez allegedly used when he allegedly tried to kill a cop after being pulled over for a "fuel run."
Police say Raul Lopez was no stranger to the truck stop from which allegedly stole fuel. Here he is in a surveillance photo dated on April 24, 2010, just five days before he is accused of trying to kill an El Paso County Sheriff's deputy.
Cops say this is Raul Lopez, caught by surveillance cameras just one day before he allegedly tried to kill a cop.
Police say Raul Lopez's semi ripped a light pole from its base as he drove away with Deputy Gomez hanging on the side of his tractor-trailer.
Authorities say Raul Lopez's weight has been known to fluctuate and that it usually shows in his face.